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 Wilmer L. Blake

Wilmer L. Blake

Birth
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Death 22 Mar 2008 (aged 92–93)
East Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100377280 · View Source
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Wilmer L. Blake, 93, of East Palatka, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008, at Putnam Community Medical Center.
He was a native of Jacksonville and a lifelong resident of Palatka and East Palatka. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Palatka where he served as a deacon. He, along with his father and two brothers, owned and operated Blake's Inc., a wholesale sundries business. Following that he was employed by the Putnam County School Board as a truant officer until his retirement. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a devoted family man with interests in fishing, hunting and gardening. He will be remembered by many friends for his sharp wit, his helpful spirit and countless acts of kindness.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Janice Sapp Blake of East Palatka; daughter, Diane Whetstone of East Palatka; brother and spouse, William Robert "Bob" Blake and wife, Rosemary, of St. Augustine and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, with the Rev. Charles T. Rabun Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill East Cemetery.
Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is in charge of the arrangements.
(Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 25 Mar 2008.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100377280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilmer L. Blake (1915–22 Mar 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100377280, citing Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .