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Donald Eugene Blake

November 23, 1947 — May 15, 2023



Donald Eugene Blake, age 75, of Moundsville WV, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023, unexpectedly in his home.

Born November 23, 1947, in Cameron, WV., son of the late Beryl Harlen and Iona (Carr) Blake.

Donald was a member of Bethel Christian Fellowship, Moundsville, WV. He married Ruth Anna McGlumphy on April 25, 1969, and they were happily married for 49 years until her passing on July 6, 2018. Donald was employed as a Gate Guard for Consol Energy in the Coal Mining industry for 10 years.  He also worked for I. Richman & Co as a truck driver for 5 years. He enjoyed the outdoors and took pleasure in fishing, hunting and bike riding, especially with his grandchildren.

He is survived by five children, Donald E. Blake Jr., of Cameron, WV, Jeffery A. (Dusty) Blake, of Waynesburg, Scott R. Blake, of Graysville, Kimberly M. Trout, of Aleppo Township, and James A. (Jodie) Blake, of Needmore; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers,  Harold (Mary) Blake, of Bentleyville and Richard Blake, of Moundsville, WV, two sisters, Debra Whitlatch, of Holbrook and Nancy (Danny) Lemasters, of Moundsville, WV; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Loretta Cunningham and Rose Marie Blake; two brothers Gregory Blake and Alford Blake; one granddaughter Elizabeth Ruth Blake.

All services are private and have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

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