Jack William Bledsaw, 83 of Bolingbrook, IL., formerly of Decatur passed away at
8:00 am. Friday, May 5, 2017 in Bolingbrook Hospital with his family by his side.
Memorial service to celebrate Jack’s life will be 7:00 pm. Monday, May 8, 2017 at the
Seventh Day Adventist Church (530 Sunnyside Road Decatur, Illinois 62522).
Graveside service with Military Rites by the Macon County Honor Guard and the
Army Burial Detail will be 11:00 am. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Macon County
Memorial Park. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the
Jack was born in March of 1934 in Decatur the son of William and Ada Bledsaw.
He graduated from Lakeview High School. After serving in the U.S. Army 1956-1962
he worked for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company for 32 years. He was a member of
the Seventh Day Adventist Church and served as an Elder and Treasurer in Decatur.
Jack married Lois Foll in October of 1959. She preceded him in death in December
Surviving are his children, Laura (Eric) Wood of Decatur, Lana (Ulises) Gonzalez of
Bolingbrook, Illinois, Dan (Colleen) Bledsaw of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Lisa (Tony)
Nelson of Bolingbrook, Illinois, grandchildren, Seth and Samuel Wood, Alyssa and
Zena Gonzalez, Katlin and Jackson Nelson, Brandon Bledsaw, niece, Pam Hinton,
friends, Lum and Mary Tipsword and Bill Young, many beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, wife, son, Jack Bledsaw Jr., sisters, Beula Giles, Eva
Gallaway, and Vivian Bundy, brothers, Don , Walt and Ralph Bledsaw.
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