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Melvin E. Bledsoe III

Sept. 9, 1964 - Sept. 25, 2011

GOSHEN — Melvin E. Bledsoe III, 47, of Goshen, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011.

He was born Sept. 9, 1964, in Sardis, Miss., to Annie Mae (Wright) Exfort and Melvin Bledsoe Jr.

Surviving are sons Melvin E. Bledsoe IV and Javon Bledsoe, both of Alabama; mother Annie Mae Exfort of Batesville, Miss.; father Melvin Bledsoe Jr. of Goshen; brothers Regginal L. Bledsoe, Anthony M. (Linda) Bledsoe, Timothy W. Bledsoe and half brothers Christopher Bledsoe and Andra Bledsoe, all of Batesville; and five grandchildren.

Melvin worked at California Connection and Furniture Land, Goshen.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 28, 2011, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen.

Memorials may be directed to the family for funeral expenses. All other arrangements are being handled by Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville, Miss. Online condolences may be sent at

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