John Keith Flake Sr.

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John Keith Flake, Sr., 87, of Willis, Texas passed away on November 4, 2016 after a short illness.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday November 18th at St Joseph's Catholic Church in New Waverly and Father Daokim Nguyen will be officiating. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Sam Houston Funeral Home in Willis.

John was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 14, 1929. He received a PhD in Psychology from the University of Alabama in 1969.

John was married to Jacqueline Sue Wells on September 29, 1950. They were happily married for 66 years.

John spent his career helping others by working with the deaf & blind as the Associate Director for the National Center for the Deaf & Blind. He continued his life of service to others by helping the victims of drug and alcohol addiction as a Program Director for the Veterans Administration. John was also a Captain in the National Guard for 13 years and active in the Boy Scouts of America.

John is survived by his wife, Jacque; his children John, Jr., Michael, Joseph & Jennifer Flake Cropper: Grandchildren, Jacqueline, Alexander, Mason, Elizabeth & Martin; along with Great Granddaughter Katelyn. John was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Frederick Flake.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to VITAS Community Connection in care of VITAS Inpatient Hospice Care at 18550 I-45 South, Conroe, TX. 77384.

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Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Willis
10129 FM 1097 W
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 890-0454
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Published on from Nov. 15 to Nov. 28, 2016