John Dennis Bledsoe age 50 of North Augusta, S.C. passed away on Sunday May 7, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville. He was visiting in the Clarksville area when he became ill. He was born October 18, 1966 in Augusta, GA the son of the late John William "Bill" Bledsoe and Patricia Eidson Bunton of Windsor, S.C. John had been a police officer for many years and at the time he retired due to his health he was the police chief in Sally, S.C. He had also served for many years as a volunteer firefighter. John had also served as an associate pastor with Faith Riders Fellowship in Aiken, S.C. In addition to his Mother, John is survived by daughters Heather Arnold and Patricia "Trisha" Bledsoe; sisters Traci Bledsoe Oswald and a step sister Jean Marie Bunton as well as 3 grandchildren. In addition to his Father, he is preceded in death by a daughter Lisa Marie Bledsoe. There will be no public funeral services. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksvkille, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.