SUMMERTON - Ramson Curtis Bledsoe, 73, husband of Carolyn Reynolds Bledsoe, died on Monday, July 9, 2018, at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on Oct. 28, 1944, in Bamberg, he was a son of the late Claude Montague Bledsoe and Alma Elizabeth Bledsoe. He was a member of the S.C. National Guard for six years and he retired from B.C. Moore & Sons in 2006 with 42 years of service. He loved farming, fishing, hunting and being an active member of Summerton Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of Summerton; daughter, Beth Cumming; granddaughter, Landyn Cumming; two sisters, Catherine Barton of Bamberg and Tina Williams of Orangeburg; two brothers, Gerald Bledsoe (Maxine) of Pickens and Tony Bledsoe (Cheryl) of Bamberg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kim Bledsoe; and two sisters, Lucille Edgemon and Claudia Bledsoe.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Summerton Baptist Church with the Revs. Billy Carlisle and Gerald Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow at Summerton Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall and other times at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Summerton Baptist Church, 215 E. Main St., Summerton, SC 29148.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org