William “Bill” Holmes Bledsoe, 69,of Hillsboro, died September 5, 2012. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at Elliott Funeral Home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel with burial in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens. Mr. Bledsoe was a huge Bama Fan. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Bledsoe; two daughters, April Hill and Rachel Joy “Lavonda” Hicks; four sons, Joe Williams, Chris Bledsoe, Dale Bledsoe and Anthony Groves;18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Janice Mosely, Pam McDowell, Donna Lamb and Darlene Waltz; two brothers, Dave Bledsoe and Jerry Bledsoe. Pallbearers will be Rick Webster, Jeff Hill, Danny Hyde, Richard Banks, Billy Evans and Justin Schwegman.