Carl Richard Bless, 71 of Spotsylvania County and Auburndale, Florida passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at his home.
Carl was a member of Mineral United Methodist Church and a member of the USGA. He loved to fish, golf, trips to Florida and visiting his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Christina Bless; sons, Kevin Bless (Amy) and Keith Bless; grandchildren Emily, Hannah, Sean, Madeline, Greyson, Megan and Katherine Bless; brothers Don Foust (Linda) and Dave Bless (Diane); sisters Cheryl Dunford (Jim), Debbie Milos (Robert) and Cathy Messinger (Steve). He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Emma Bless.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, at Mineral United Methodist Church and at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 24 at Elam United Methodist Church. It was Carl’s request that his body be donated to science.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mineral United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 276, Mineral, VA 23117, Elam United Methodist Church 1073 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills, PA 19342 or Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Mineral United Methodist Church
Saturday November 17th, 2018
301 E 3rd. Street
Mineral, VA 23117
Elam United Methodist Church
Saturday November 24th, 2018
1073 Smithbridge Rd
Glen Mills, PA 19342
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Kevin, We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Prayers for you and your family. May God Bless. Terri and John Rich
Submitted by Terri Rich on Nov 10 2018 04:28:33 PM
Im sorry for your loss, my Love and Prayers to your Family.
Submitted by Kyle Misero on Nov 6 2018 11:26:59 PM
I am so sorry to hear of Carl's passing. I remember meeting Carl and Chris as a child through my sister Linda and her husband Sam Lehman. Sending our prayers to all the family for comfort and peace. Janet Lefever Hansen
Submitted by Janet Lefever Hansen on Nov 6 2018 12:05:37 AM
My deepest sympathy to all you kids. Carl was like a brother to me. Leitersburg is not the same with another one gone. My thoughts and prayers will be with you as we mourn our loss. Greg Overcash
Submitted by Greg Overcash on Nov 5 2018 03:40:01 PM
Prayers for the family.
Submitted by Amy Shawley on Nov 2 2018 02:48:19 PM
Chris, Kevin, Keith and family - Words can't express our sadness and sympathy at Carl's passing. He enjoyed life, loved family, and loved his Lord and Savior. Please know that you are all in our prayers during this time. Carl will be missed very much. Love you all!
Wayne and Shirley
Submitted by Shirley Durbin on Nov 1 2018 09:37:28 PM
Chris and family: Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Carl is at peace and with his God. Love you, Connie & Gary Day
Submitted by Connie L Day on Nov 1 2018 08:30:01 PM
So very sorry for your loss. Praying your moments will be flooded with good memories that ease the pain of separation from your loved one.
Submitted by Kathleen A. Woods on Nov 1 2018 07:28:20 PM
Heartfelt condolences to the entire Bless family. May the love around you provide comfort during this time. Fly high Carl.
Submitted by Deborag Gardner on Nov 1 2018 05:03:20 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this period of loss.
Submitted by The SCE Piedmont Family on Nov 1 2018 04:39:58 PM
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