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Robert “Bobby” Bledsoe

• Jan 20, 2020 at 2:04 PM

KINGSPORT - Robert “Bobby” Bledsoe, of Kingsport, passed away Saturday, January 18. 2020, at his residence after a long illness.

He was born and raised in Kingsport. Bobby retired from Eastman Chemical Co. in 1987 after 28 years of service.

He enjoyed going to the beach, watching UT Vols games, Tennessee Titan games and loved spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hoyt and Jewel Vicars Bledsoe and a sister, Linda Jane Bledsoe.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 59 years, Patricia “Patty” Bledsoe and several cousins.

An Entombment Service will be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Oak Hill Memorial Park in the Oak Hill IV Mausoleum with Pastor Rick Meade officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the mausoleum at 11:50 am.

The family requests no food be brought to the home and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the National Stroke Association, online at www.stroke.org/ or Lynn Garden Baptist Church, 301 May St., Kingsport, TN 37665.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the nurses and staff of Amedysis Hospice Joanie, Ashley, Ericka and Lexie. social worker, Connie Lambert and caregivers, Jamie Cox, Chuck, Tammy Fisher and Carolyn Roberts.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oakhillfh.com

The care of Robert Bledsoe and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral and Cremation Services.

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