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Carl A Blake
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1915
Paulding County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2011
Ashland
Ashland County
Ohio, USA

Carl A. Blake, 96, of Ashland died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Good Shepherd Home.

Mr. Blake was born Sept. 27, 1915, in Paulding County, the son of Ira James and Mary M. (Knisley) Blake. He had been a resident of Ashland more than 50 years.

He had been the owner and operator of Carl Blake Construction Co., which specialized in building homes. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II, where he received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of American Legion Post 88. Mr. Blake was an avid fisherman, enjoying his trips to Canada. He also enjoyed his family trips to Florida and was always happy to help his sons on projects.

On April 16, 1947, Blake married Vivian (Gorham) Blake who survives. Also surviving are his sons, Jeffery (Velma) Blake of Ashland, Michael (Joanie) Blake of Warren and Kevin (Debbie) Blake of Cincinnati; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sisters, Ada Fisher and Almeda (Paul) Hoerner, both of Kendallville, Ind.

Mr. Blake was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Heyl Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Pflueger officiating. Burial will follow at Ashland Cemetery with military honors presented by the Ashland Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends may visit with the family 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at the funeral home.

An online register book is available at www.heylfuneralhome.com. (T-G 10/17/11) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira James Blake (1882 - 1964)
  Mary Frances Knisely Blake (1887 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Orval Washington Blake (1906 - 1991)*
  Marie Blake McCoy (1909 - 1997)*
  Lela Leona Blake Line (1911 - 1998)*
  Carl A Blake (1915 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: U.S. Army, World War II Veteran
 
Burial:
Ashland Cemetery
Ashland
Ashland County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Russell
Originally Created by: Bill Miller
Record added: Oct 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78573125
Carl A Blake
Added by: Bill Miller
 
Carl A Blake
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God bless you on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
- Bill & Tea Ja
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012
Blessings uncle Carl,Tea Ja & Willie
- Thelma
 Added: Oct. 18, 2011

- Bill Miller
 Added: Oct. 17, 2011
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