Harry Bledsoe Jr.

Died: Mon., Feb. 27, 2012


4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 01, 2012
Location: Stout & Son
Russiaville Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Mar. 02, 2012
Location: Stout & Son
Russiaville Chapel

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Harry Bledsoe Jr., 61, Russiaville, died at 5:07 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in the emergency room of Howard Regional Health System. He was born July 20, 1950, in Norfolk, Va., to Harry and Amelia Jane (Bryant) Bledsoe Sr. On Nov. 26, 1980, he married Jean Ellen Mock in Russiaville, and she survives.

He was a director of clinical engineering at Howard Regional Health System for 31 years.

He was a 1968 graduate of West Lafayette High School and a graduate of Purdue University, with a degree in biomedical engineering.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972, achieving the rank of E-5 petty officer, 2nd class.

He was an avid casino lover.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Bledsoe, Russiaville; his children, Brandon (Jamie) Bledsoe, Kokomo, Amelia (Larry) Corne, Kokomo, Katherine (Ben) Martin, Russiaville, and Nickolas Bledsoe and his life partner, Michael Terry, Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, Brayden, Bryson, Briley, Mark, Travis, Levi, Makayle, Shylah, Eve and Ava; one sister, Harriet (Marvin) Hinkle, Decatur; brother-in-law, Roger (Carol) Mock, Tennessee; mother-in-law, Barbara Mock, Kokomo, and father-in-law, Duane (Judy) Mock, Kokomo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stout and Son Funeral Home, Russiaville Chapel, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville. The Rev. Gary Carter will officiate. Burial will follow at Russiaville Cemetery, with military rites by the Kokomo VFW. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Howard Regional Foundation.

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Bev B.
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
My heart and prayers go out to you, the Bledsoe family at the passing of your loved one.

Bev B.
PT operator HRHS

Jerry & Cindy Slavey
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
Jean, Cindy and I's prayers and thoughts go out to you at the time of your loss. No amount of words can be given to you at this time other than time will heal. We are so sorry for your loss and sorry that we cannot be able to be there and see you. We are currently in Florida but want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, love Jerry & Cindy Slavey.

Amie A.
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
I worked with Harry at HRHS. He was always so pleasant and nice. I hate that he is gone and I am so sorry....

Judy Tudor
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
Harry and I graduated from West Lafayette High School together. Our mothers were best friends. I am sorry for your loss

Becky Loos
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
Jean (and family).....I am so sorry for the loss you are suffering. Harry
was an awesome guy. I enjoyed working with him - very nice and we knew
we could always depend on him to know everything. When having the
opprotunity to sit down ans talk with him - he made it very clear how
much he loved you (Jean) and his family! Cherish the wonderful years
you all had together - I know he did. You both was and are wonderful
people -if there is anything I can do to help - please let me know.

Blanche Snow
   Posted Wed February 29, 2012
Jean and family,
I do not know you well, but want to express sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. I hope the good memories of your life together will sustain you and your family.

Janet Irwin
   Posted Thu March 01, 2012
Jean my heart and prayers go out to you and family. Harry was a super person. I work the night shift monitors now in ICU but was on CCPU and also TMS and no matter what time of the night,I knew Harry was just a phone call away. He was a good friend and a large plus to HRH. I Will miss him so. He is in such a better place now, and i hope we will see him again.

Sandy & Tom Maddox
   Posted Fri March 02, 2012
Our sympathy and prayers to you and your family.

The Maddox Family
Sandy and Tom
Brian & Jodi; Stacey & Danny Vail; Tony & Jamie; Scott & Bethany; and
Danny & Katie and families

Marilyn Schulte
   Posted Fri March 02, 2012
Dear Brandon, Amy, Katie and Nick,
I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.
Marilyn Schulte

Fred, Debbie, Nick & Katie Chaplin, Stuart, FL
   Posted Mon March 05, 2012
Jean and family,
May you embrace and cherish all the memories of your beloved Harry and allow God's loving arms to hold you.

Jim Miller
   Posted Wed March 07, 2012
I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Harry on occasion at HRHS and he was always great to work with. With was always friendly and seemed to enjoy life. My prayers are with you.

Karen Shanks
   Posted Sat April 28, 2012
Dearest Jean,

I learned yesterday during a visit to Kokomo that Harry had passed away in February. He loved you so much. I still smile when I remember the first time Harry Noticed you at the front desk of Radiology and how he would visit me in my little Nuclear Medicine room to share how much he liked you. Wow, how that relationship blossomed and grew into such a wonderful story of love and family. You were both such special people, I knew you belonged together! Please know you and family will always remain in my heart as well as my prayers. Kindest Regards, your old friend, Karen Shanks