Mr. George Ray Bledsoe, Sr., age 75, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on May 1, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late, Willie and Sudie May (Honeycutt) Bledsoe. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and was a 1962 graduate of the Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas. George was united in marriage on February 10, 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Cassandra M. “Sandy” Hines. This happy union was blessed with two sons, George and Robert and a daughter, Kaye. George and Sandy shared over 54 years of marriage together until his death. George owned and operated Bledsoe & Sons Contracting in Vevay, Indiana, for 20 years. He was a member of the Switzerland County Community Church in Vevay, Indiana. George will be remembered for his love of playing many instruments but his favorite was playing his guitar and singing. He also enjoyed taking daily walks and cooking. George died at 12:48 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the Switzerland County Community Church in Vevay, Indiana.
George will be missed by his wife, Cassandra M. “Sandy” (Hines) Bledsoe of Vevay, IN; his sons, George Ray Bledsoe, Jr. and his companion, Charlene Beck of Greensburg, IN and Robert Eugene Bledsoe and his companion, Nikki White of Vevay, IN; his daughter, Kaye Uhlmansiek and her husband, Maury of Rising Sun, IN; his grandchildren, Jordan Bledsoe, Kenyon Bledsoe, Justice Bledsoe, Josh Uhlmansiek and his wife, Jessica and Jake Uhlmansiek; George was awaiting the birth of his first great-grandson; his sister, Naomi Crieder of Atlanta, GA and his several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Bledsoe, died April 15, 1987 and Sudie May (Honeycutt) Bledsoe, died June 16, 1976 and his brothers, Junior, David, Robert and Charles Bledsoe.
Private family services will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Community Church or Mr. George Ray Bledsoe, Sr. Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com