Obituary: Keith Dewayne Bledsoe


Keith Dewayne Bledsoe, 58, of Clinton, was born on September 9, 1961, in Chicago, Ill., to Wayne and Mary Lee Goodman Bledsoe.  He departed this life on May 7, 2020, in Conway.

Keith enjoyed the outdoors and loved to fish, hunt, plant a garden, go camping and watch rodeos.  He also enjoyed canning.  During his working years, he was a truck driver. He assisted the Clinton Senior Citizens Center and his local church with his ability to build and repair most anything as he was known as a “jack of all trades.”

He was a member of Walnut Grove Church in Scotland, Ark.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Bledsoe; daughters, Amanda Tugwell, of Batesville; Kristy Stewart, of Batesville, Amber Tharp, of Stephenville, Texas; son, Tim (Jayme) Moore, Lisbon, Iowa; grandchildren, T. J. Moore, Taylor Moore, Tate Moore, Gaige Tharp, Gunner Tharp, Chase Hunter, Ashley Lester; one great-grandchild; his father, brothers, Jamie (Tena) Bledsoe of Batesville, Raymond (Amanda) Bledsoe of Melbourne; sister, Debbie Hall of Maple Springs; seven nieces and nephews and a host of great-nieces and friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lee Bledsoe, and a nephew, Matthew Williams.

A Graveside Service will be Monday, May 11, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Maple Springs Cemetery in Rosie with Bro. Donnie Love officiating.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing will be practiced during the service.

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