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Charles Edward "Chuck" Bledsoe

December 9, 1937 - November 23, 2019

Charles Edward Bledsoe, 81, passed away Nov. 23, 2019 in Virginia Beach, surrounded by family.

Chuck was born to Charles Bledsoe and Virginia Edwards Bledsoe in Huntington, West Virginia. After graduating from Huntington High School, he joined the U.S. Navy, becoming a member of UDT and then a Navy SEAL, before serving in Vietnam. He earned a Purple Heart & Silver Star.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Phyllis Bledsoe, as well as daughters, Kimberly Roberts (Paul); Katey Korslund and Krysta Schwartz (Michael). Also left to cherish his memory are eight grandchildren and many loving friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at noon at Altmeyer Funeral Home (Visitation at 11am), 1801 Baltic Ave. in Virginia Beach. A graveside burial service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to UDT-SEAL Association (udtseal.org) or VFW Post 392.  Condolences may be left for Chuck’s family below.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Maestas Chapel

1801 Baltic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Maestas Chapel

1801 Baltic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Celebration of Life


Cemetery Information

Location:

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, VA

Interment at a later date


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