Thursday, January 28, 2021

Dale N. Bledsoe, 76

Belmont, NY - Dale N. Bledsoe, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on January 27, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital from complications of COVID-19. He was born May 2, 1945 in Wellsville to the late Merle and Grace (Abbey) Bledsoe.

Dale served in the US Air Force, retired from Alstom and after retirement drove for Bokman. He was a member of the American Legion Post 808, HOG and Allegany County Veterans. Dale enjoyed traveling to visit family or just see the country.  He loved riding his Harley and spending time with family and friends.  He never met a stranger and will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Joyce; children Angela (Guy) Humphrey, Alinda (Ron) Mulligan, Scott (Davina) Bledsoe; grandchildren Brian, Michele, Tabitha, Curtis, Corrie, Cynthia, Andrew, Carena; 8 great-granchildren; siblings Russell, Anita (Doug) Gee, Carlton; mother-in-law Joanne Rahr; brother-in-law Donovan (Deb) Rahr and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by two sister-in-laws Lois and Marlene Bledsoe, two nieces Kelly and Sheri Bledsoe and his father-in-law Harold Rahr.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to Allegany County Vets or the Hart Comfort House. To leave online condolences please visit,