Blake Charles L. Blake, 75, of Columbus, passed Friday, May 24, 2013. Preceded in death by his parents Charles L. and Garnett Blake. Survived by wife, Rosie; daughter, Annette; son, John and daughter-in-law, Chrissy; sister, Carol Penne; brother-in-law, Leo Penne; and sister-in-law, Rebecca Whitsell; grandchildren, Ben and Abby Roessler and Connor and Dillon Blake; nephews, Daniel and Marco Penne; several cousins; Buddy and Jack his faithful companions. Executive VP at the Ohio Company, Executive VP at Stifel Nicolaus and one of the original founders of the Clintonville Academy. Member of Maple Grove UMC and Magnola Lodge #20 F&AM. Friends may visit the SHAW-DAVIS FUNERAL HOMES, 34 W. 2nd Ave. Columbus OH 43201 on Monday, May 27, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Wayne Wiles, D. Min. Officiating. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to
and the Franklin County Animal Shelter.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2013