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Jeremiah "Jerry" Cantrel Bleckley

July 24, 1939 October 28, 2018
Jeremiah "Jerry" Cantrel Bleckley
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Obituary for Jeremiah "Jerry" Cantrel Bleckley

Jeremiah “Jerry” Cantrel Bleckley, 79, of Bassett, VA lived a full and loving life. He entered into the presence of God after a short battle with cancer on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Salem VA Medical Center. He was born on July 24, 1939 in Clayton, GA to the late George Bleckley and Beulah S. Bleckley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Sallie B. Beatty, Lutz Bleckley, and Carlene B. Rogers.

Mr. Bleckley retired from E.I. DuPont and served in the United States Army in Korea. He was an active member of Fork Mountain United Methodist Church, Snow Creek Masonic Lodge #90 and Penhook VFW Post #10840.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Bleckley of the residence; sons, Todd Bleckley and wife Nena of Mooresville, NC, and Tony Bleckley and wife Cheryl of Blountville, TN; sisters, Lena B. Deal of North Augusta, SC, and Cleo B. Fountain of Rabun Gap, GA; brothers, Grice Bleckley of Fort Myers, FL, Doug Bleckley of Clayton, GA, and Nathan Bleckley of Clayton, GA. Jerry is also survived by his sister at heart, Ethel M. Nunn of Bassett, VA and his grandchildren, Isaac, Isaiah, Ameris, Caleb and Nathan Bleckley.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. Funeral will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Fork Mountain United Methodist Church in Bassett, VA with Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow the service at Henry Memorial Park with Military and Masonic Rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, P.O. Box 98160, Washington, DC 20090-8160.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Bleckley family. Online condolences can be made at

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5:30 PM 10/30/2018 5:30:00 PM - 7:30 PM 10/30/2018 7:30:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States





11:00 AM 10/31/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fork Mountain United Methodist

2024 Fork Mountain Rd
Bassett, VA 24055

Fork Mountain United Methodist
2024 Fork Mountain Rd Bassett 24055 VA
United States

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Henry Memorial Park Final Resting Place

8443 Virginia Avenue
Bassett, VA 24055

8443 Virginia Avenue Bassett 24055 VA
United States

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