John Robert Bleakley

October 24, 1936 - October 9, 2016
John Robert Bleakley

John Robert Bleakley age 79 of Sunset Beach passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

John was a proud Navy Veteran and was retired from the Heating and Air Business.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dolores Doreen Bleakley; three children, Robert Bleakley, John Bleakley and Jean Goncalez and other extended family members.

Memorial services will be held later in his hometown in New York.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28451 910-383-3511.


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  • October 12, 2016
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  • October 12, 2016
    Linda Totten says:
    John was a really wonderful man. Always a smile. So glad we got to see him last summer. My Mom (his Aunt Grace) thought the world of him. Our love to all of you.

  • October 12, 2016
    rosie kunkel and don kunkel says:
    rosie and don kunkel

  • October 13, 2016
    TERESA BRANDON SCHUTZ says:
    I REMEMBER JOHN AS A GOOD NEIGHBOR AND LOTS OF FUN ESPECIALLY AT OUR PARTIES. DOREEN WILL KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN MY PRAYERS.