Alvie “Pinky” Bledsoe, 90, of Burleson, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Green Acres Cemetery, in Cleburne. Visitation was 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Mountain Valley Funeral Home, in Joshua.

Pinky was born Feb. 24, 1926. He loved building, fishing and taking care of his girls. He owned Bledsoe Construction for 46 years. Pinky was a U.S. Navy veteran, who served on the USS Savo Island Aircraft Carrier. Pinky was known for his story telling, especially his war stories.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Evelyn Babb; and sister, Judy Brown.

Alvie is survived by his wife of 69 years, Helen Bledsoe, of Burleson; son-in-law, Paul Babb, of Burleson; granddaughter, Heather Storey, of Burleson; great-granddaughters, Haleigh Helcl and husband, Cody, Skylar Storey and Delaney Storey, all of Burleson; great-great-granddaughter, Sailor Avery Helcl; and sisters, Betty Weeks and Norma McKiddy, both of Tecumseh, Oklahoma.

Mountain Valley Funeral Home, in Joshua, is handling the arrangements. 817-426-3200

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278