Donald E. Blake Sr.

Blake Donald E. Blake, Sr., 84, went home to be with the Lord on, May 19, 2013. Born on September 24, 1928 to the late John and Opal (Hensen) Blake in Columbus, Ohio. Donald was actively involved with the Clover Valley Chapel, Johnstown, Ohio, medic during the Korean War, while serving in the Army. He retired from the Columbus Dispatch as a type Setter. Survived by son, Donald E. Blake, Jr.; brother, James Blake; special family friend, Chris Newman; niece and hospice caregiver, Kathleen Dean Doughman, RN; nephew, Richard C. Dean; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Leona Kathleen Blake, brothers Charles and John Blake. Friends may call at The Clover Valley Chapel, 5669 Clover Valley Rd., Johnstown, Ohio on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 12Noon until time of service at 1 p.m. with Rev. Brian Smith officiating. Burial to follow at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to The Clover Valley Chapel for Missions. An online memorial will be located at www.cksammons.com.

Funeral Home

Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home
225 North Main Street Johnstown, OH 43031
(740) 967-6085
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 21, 2013