John Lee Bloxsome, 81, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Windsor Memory Care Center in Lakewood Ranch.
He is survived by his wife, Jean; sons, Jeff (Kathleen) and Randy (Wendy); five grandchildren, Josh, Meghan, Bailey, Logan, and Lauren; his sister, Janet (Lou) Harmening; his stepdaughter, Janet (Richard); and his stepgrandson, Trevor.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elaine; and his parents, John and Merceda Bloxsome.
John was a graduate of Rose Polytechnic Institute with a degree in electrical engineering in 1957. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, a member of Tau Beta Pi honorary, and co-editor of Rose Technic, the college magazine. After college he was in the army corps of engineers. He worked for IBM in New York and Virginia and retired in 1992.
A member of Peace Presbyterian Church, he served as assistant treasurer.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Peace Presbyterian Church
Memorials may be given to Bloxsome Scholarship at Rose Hulman or to Alzheimer's Association, 3277-A Fruitville Road, Suite 1, Sarasota, FL 34237.
Published on August 31, 2017