Feb. 26, 1970 Huntington Cabell County West Virginia, USA
son of Joseph Daniel and Maryann Frances Craddock Lake. Moved at an early age to Putnam County. Met and married his bride, Hettie in Putnam County. Removed to Cabell County in around 1913 and settled in Altizer addition of Huntington. Helped build the "Nickel plant and was the second man hired. Worked as a Crane operator until retirement.