Charles David Blake
Charles David Blake
  • September 27, 1942 - December 12, 2016
  • Elmo, Texas

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Charles David Blake passed away December 12, 2016 in Terrell, Texas at the age of 74. David was born to Eldridge Frank Blake & Audie Belle Blake in Beedeville, Arkansas.

Some of David’s passions were playing and watching golf, horse racing, gardening, and riding his golf cart in the woods. He loved everything about drag racing including fixing up his own car that he raced. He was in the International Order of Odd Fellows for many years. David served in the United States Army where he proudly served his country.

David is preceded in death by his parents, Eldridge Frank Blake & Audie Belle Blake; brother, William E. Blake; & sister, Shirley Snapka.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Janet Blake; daughter, Terri Cole; son-in-law, Jay Cole; grandkids, Audrey Hamilton & Molly Cole; great grandkid, Owen Alexander Wayne Hamilton; brothers, Dan Blake & Jeff Blake, and many nieces & nephews to cherish his memory.

Visitation will be 6pm to 8pm Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell, Texas. Funeral Services will be at 2pm Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell, Texas with a graveside service at Highland Memorial Gardens immediately following.

Donations in David’s memory can be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at Please leave condolences for the family at