Dewey M. Blake of Huntington

Dewey M. Blake, 73, of Huntington, WV, husband of Sharon “Sherri” Beckett Blake, passed away Tuesday June 18, 2013 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington. Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm Friday at Westmoreland Baptist Church, Huntington, by Pastor C.J. Adkins. Burial followed in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. He was born September 8, 1939 in Ona, WV, a son of the late Leo Henry and Dorothy Belle McComas Blake. Dewey was a sheet metal worker with Aero Fab and a member of Westmoreland Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army and a Seabee in the US Navy. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Linda S. Blake; one grandchild and two brothers John Blake and Denver Blake. Additional survivors include three sons and two daughters in law Mark and Brenda Cornell, Chad Cornell and Zane and Heather Blake; three daughters and two sons in law Jeana and Jon Blatt, Tara and Jeff Lockhart and Beth Sanders; twelve grandchildren Shelby Cornell, Bailey Sanders, Griffen Cornell, Rebecca Blatt, Kendall Sanders, Brendan Cornell, Emma Blatt, Blake Lockhart, Alec Lockhart, Gabriel Cornell, Leaidan Blake and Isaiah Sanders. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. American Legion Post 93 of Kenova will conduct military graveside rites. Condolences may be made to the family at www.regerfh.com.