12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States
Obituary of Anderson James Blyeth
Jim Blyeth, 83, of Largo, Florida (formerly of Springville, IN) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Jim was born on July 23, 1939, in Leachville, AR, and grew up in Memphis, TN, the son of Albert C. & Thelma Frances (Giles) Blyeth. After High School, Jim enlisted in the U.S Navy and served 4 years on the first nuclear powered cruiser, the U.S.S. Long Beach. After his sea duty he was stationed at Crane Naval Weapons Resource Center in Crane, IN. He began attending the Avoca Baptist Church where he met Rosemary Evans and they married there on April, 5th 1963. Jim is survived by Rosemary, a son Patrick (& Dawn) Blyeth of Largo, FL and a daughter Allison Jane (& John) Kaiser of Fuquay Del Verena, NC. Grandchildren: Addison Blyeth, Sasha Kaiser, Aramis Kaiser & Oleksandra Kaiser, as well as, great granddaughters Sophia Blake & Marina Fox. One Sister: Avanell Ohler of Kansas City, MO and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Farris Brown. Faith, Family & Photography were at the forefront of his life. After the Navy, he attended and graduated from Indiana University, and he began teaching Art & Photography at Bedford High School, then Bedford North Lawrence High School, after the consolidation. He, along with Rosie, served as Youth Leaders for years at the Avoca Baptist Church, where he was a high school Sunday School teacher & Deacon. Visitation will be from noon till 3 p.m. Saturday, September 17th, 2022, at Day & Carter Mortuary followed by a Celebration of Life at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to BNL Art Department Scholarship, Avoca Baptist Church Scholarship or Indian Creek Baptist Camp in Jim’s name. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.