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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Obituary - Henry Duke Bledsoe III

Henry Duke Bledsoe III, age 66, of Belton, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

A private family graveside service will be held at Wills Cemetery in Peculiar, Missouri.

Duke was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 23, 1955 to Henry D. Bledsoe II and Dorothy Jean (Brown) Bledsoe. After graduating high school, Duke earned his law degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He practiced as a lawyer for Land Trust Co., in Kansas City, Missouri for many years. Before retiring, he worked in the service department of a Ford dealership and then at Home Depot in the plumbing department.

Duke was an Eagle Scout and a genuinely good and kind person. He loved talking to people and would do anything he could to help someone. He will always have a special place in the hearts of his family.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Henry II (Bud) and Dorothy Bledsoe. He leaves behind his two loving sisters, Jeanine Dusselier (Paul) and Tammy Vanderpool; and five nieces and nephews, Shannon Ketchum (Joe), Scott Dusselier (Emily), Renee Miller (Mark), Kristin Mall (Adam), and Keith Vanderpool (Hannah).

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278