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Richard Alan Bledsoe

July 22, 1955 ~ February 2, 2018 (age 62)

Rhome ~ Richard Alan Bledsoe went to join his family who preceded him on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Decatur. 

Funeral is 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Boyd.  Family will receive 1 hour prior to the service.

Dr. Scott Youngblood will officiate.  Pallbearers include Charlie Collins, Mike May, Jerry Williams, and Russell Strickland.

He was born July 22, 1955 in Waco, Texas to the late Kenneth Boyd Bledsoe and Peggie Strickland Bledsoe.  He grew up in Waco, and graduated from Richfield High School.  He was an independent contractor for several years before becoming Director of Facilities for EFW in Ft. Worth Texas.  He was the recipient of numerous awards at EFW and served as fund raising chairman for the American Junior Golf Association-Elbit Systems of America Classic.  He enjoyed hunting, softball, 4-wheeling, golf, fishing, shooting, cooking and anything else outdoors.  He was a patriot and supported numerous charities particularly those supporting breast cancer, children, veterans, and animal rescues. 

He is survived by one sister Sherry Maxwell of Little Rock, AR and cousins Larry Wright of Temple, TX, Russell Strickland and Glenda Hamilton of Mexia, TX, Jeff Strickland of Corpus Christi, TX, and Carol Williamson of Perkinston, MS.


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