Glenn Murphy Bledsoe, 55, of Newberry, died Wednesday, December 23, 2009.
Born on July 30, 1954, in Whitmire, he was a son of the late Ike Bledsoe, Sr. and Martha Murphy Bledsoe. He graduated in 1972 from Whitmire High School and attended North Greenville College. He was employed by the S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs at Whitten Center where he was the Director of Volunteer Services. He was a member of the Friends of Whitten Center and supported individuals with disabilities for many years. Mr. Bledsoe was a member of The Master’s Baptist Church and attended St. James Lutheran Church. He was a member of Goodfellows in Whitmire, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Newberry Country Club and a former board member of the Bush River Activity Association.
Surviving are his wife, Annette Williams Bledsoe; a son, Benjamin Murphy Bledsoe of the home; a sister, Marcy (Mike) Lake of Saluda; brothers, Ike (Lana) Bledsoe, Jr. of Whitmire, Rev. Eddie Bledsoe of Newberry and Dan Bledsoe of Columbia; his mother-in-law, Bobby Ann Williams; a brother-in-law, Danny (Beverly) Williams; a sister-in-law, Chrissie (Mark) Campitella and a number of special nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 28, 2009, at St. James Lutheran Church by the Rev. Rodney Gunter and Rev. Todd Johnson. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Friends of Whitten Center or Whitten Center Parents Club, PO Drawer, 239, Clinton, SC 29325.
Active pallbearers: Todd Frazier, Murray Gray, Robbie Jennings, Lee Moss, Russell Neel, Tony Prather, Barry Shealy, and Sam Taylor
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