Richard Wayne Blake, 78, of Cadiz, died unexpectedly on August 4, 2021 at his home. He was born September 19, 1942 in Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late Monroe and Mildred Adams Blake.
Rich was a former coal miner and retired as the sexton of the Cadiz Union Cemetery. He was a veteran having served in Army during Vietnam.
He was preceded in death in addition to his parents; by 2 brothers: Francis and Robert Blake and 2 sisters: Dorothy Norris and Martha Ferri.
Surviving are his brother, Emerson Blake of Alexandria, Virginia; a sister, Betty Lou (Albert) Mattern of Cadiz; a stepson, Roger (Dawn) Reeder of Wadsworth, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Church of Christ, 139 North Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio. Friends may call one hour prior to service. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.