MOUNT VERNON — Norman G. Blake, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

He was born March 24, 1931, in Mount Vernon to the late Helen (Sites) Blake and Carl Henry Blake. Norm was an avid Indians fan and enjoyed playing bingo.

In addition to his parents, Norm was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl (Mary), Robert (Mary), Harry (Zada), Harold, and Ronald; and beloved sister, Beverly Carmichael.

He is survived by his brother-in-law and best friend, Joseph Carmichael, Jr.; nephew, Carl (Marcelline) Blake and several cousins in Wilmington.

A special thank you to the caregivers of Echo Manor and Mount Carmel Hospice for the loving care and support given to Norm.

Visitation will be held 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at First Baptist Church, 1185 Noe Bixby Road, Columbus, OH 43213, where the funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Dr. Paul Large officiating. Interment to follow at Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Norm’s memory to First Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Schoedinger East Chapel.


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