Jack Leroy Blake

JACK LEROY BLAKE, 86, of Wellsburg, WV passed away November 14, 2023, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. He was born February 1, 1937, in New Martinsville, WV to the late William “Ester” and Mae Zetta Butler Blake. He was a retiree of Consolidation Coal Co. with 20 years of service and worked for Mark III van conversions in Ocala, FL. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his five brothers: Curtis, Robert, James, Hubert, and Fred Blake; and four sisters: Opal Pollock, Beulah, Normaline Dyer, and Delores Lilly. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary “Joann” Kruger Blake; two sons: Terry Blake (Ruth) of Weirton, WV, and Michael Blake (companion Maridell) of Wellsburg, WV; two daughters: Kimberly Bland (Todd) of Hilliard, OH, and Cindy Mallory (Dean) of Mechanicsville, VA; six grandchildren; and twenty-one great grandchildren. Visitation was held on Monday, November 20, 2023 until the time of the service, with Pastor Dan Harry officiating, at Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Entombment followed at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Wellsburg. Online condolences can be made at