Earl Everett Bledsoe, age 87, passed away January 9, 2022, at his residence in Mentor. He was born April 19, 1934, in Jonesville, Virginia to Ewing and Beatrice (Shelton) Bledsoe.
Earl served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a machinist and worked for Addressograph Multigraph for over 29 years.
He enjoyed working on cars, bowling, golfing, and spending time with family. He had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. He liked to listen to his old vinyl records.
Earl is survived by his sister, Atha Orme of Cincinnati, Ohio, his daughters, Linda Cole (Richard) and Pamela Malone (Terry); son, Monte Bledsoe; step-children, Anne Brandt (John Moravec), Alan (Sherry) Ashton, Mike Ashton (Emily May). Grandchildren, Hannah Frey, Richard Cole, Quinn Malone, Garrett Malone, Keeley Malone, Jack Bledsoe, Molly Bledsoe; 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene (Chapuis) Bledsoe, and his parents; Ewing and Beatrice Bledsoe, brothers, Verlin Bledsoe, Luster Bledsoe and sister, Wilma Wilfong.
Graveside services will be held at a later date at Mentor Cemetery.
Donations in Earl’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105.
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