Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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E.C. “Nick” Bledsoe

Born: 10/5/1915

Died: 6/27/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

E.C. “Nick” Bledsoe, 89, passed away June 27, 2005, at Davis, Oklahoma. He was born October 5, 1915, in Bokchito, Oklahoma, to Eldery and Mary Neeley Bledsoe.

Nick, the fourth of five brothers, had lived in Davis since 1955. He married Gladys Henry in 1937 at Asher, Oklahoma. She passed away in 1995 after 58 years of marriage. In 1997, he married Wanda Carter. She preceded him in death in 1998. Also preceding him in death were his parents and four brothers, Earl, Wade, Ernest and Roy.

Nick worked in the oil fields for many years and later worked as a driller for Sooner Rock in Davis, Oklahoma. He was a member of First Christian Church and was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary LaNoy of Guthrie, Oklahoma, Nika Bledsoe of Davis and Opal Bejcek and husband, Grant, of South Lake, Texas; five grandchildren, Clif LaNoy and wife, Patti, of Davis, Alisa Kornmeyer and husband, Joe, and Michael LaNoy and wife, April, all of Guthrie, Oklahoma, Chelsea Sumners and husband, Gary, of Colorado City, Texas, and Brock Bejeck of South Lake; and eight great-grandchildren, Nick, Jennifer, Joey, Kasey, Kaitlyn, Kristin, Kyle and Savannah.