Born in Laurens County, he was a son of Billy Joe Garrett of Fountain Inn and the late Iris Satterfield Garrett. Formerly employed with Cryovac, he enjoyed watching First Baptist Church of Spartanburg on Sunday morning TV, and was an avid fisherman.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his children, Jeffrey Bledsoe Jr. of Fountain Inn, Mark Bledsoe of Fountain Inn, and Jessica Garrett Yarbrough and husband Cameron of Fountain Inn; a brother, Steve Garrett of Fountain Inn, and grandchildren, Alissah, Philip, Lucas, and Samantha Bledsoe.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Ronnie Barnes with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
The family will be at 583 Thompson Rd. in Fountain Inn, and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Wednesday, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Laurens Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 352, Laurens, SC 29360.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.