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Lewis Denver Blake, Sr
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Birth: May 30, 1926
Cranberry
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1991
Beckley
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Lewis D. Blake, 65, of Prosperity, died at 3:43 p.m. Thursday, Dec 19 of natural causes, in a Beckley hospital.
Born May 30, 1926 at Cranberry, he was the son of the late Dennis and Biddie Treadway Blake.
Mr. Blake was a retired coal miner with 26 years of service at the Cranberry Mines, a member of the UMW, a veteran of World War II with the U.S. Navy and of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Grover and earl Blake.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Beulah Tyree Blake; two sons, Lewis D. Blake Jr.and his wife Rita Kay Blake of Beckley and Jimmy Blake of Prosperity; two daughters, Janet Robertson of Oak Hill and Mrs. Mark (Pattie) Edwards of Sweeneysburg Road; a stepson, Gary and his wife, Nita Leach of Phoenix, Ariz.; three brothers, Russell Blake of Skelton, Denzil Blake of Beckley and Dennis Blake of Salem, Va.; two sisters, Margaret Mann of Holley, Mich., and Myrtle Ward of Skelton; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, with the Rev. Earnest Barley officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial gardens, Prosperity.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.
Pallbearers will be Henry Tabor, James Woods, darell, Richard and Fred Lovell and spencer Riser.
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dennis Blake (1891 - 1981)
  Biddie Alice Treadway Blake (1890 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Beulah May Tyree Blake (1928 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Denzil Blake (1910 - 2001)*
  Grover Cleveland Blake (1912 - 1973)*
  Russel Blake (1913 - 1992)*
  Dennis Blake (1914 - 2006)*
  Myrtle Blake Ward (1920 - 2011)*
  Lewis Denver Blake (1926 - 1991)
  Earl Blake (1927 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Prosperity
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Chris McVey
Record added: Feb 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105960849
Lewis Denver Blake, Sr
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