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Dennis Earl Blake, March 19, 1946~February 20, 2016

Blake, Dennis PicDennis Earl Blake, 69, of Fayetteville died Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Fayetteville.  He was born March 19, 1946 in Salina, KS. to Earl and Elanore Statts Blake.

He was a retired veteran with the Army/Air Force having served during the Vietnam Era.  He retired from Washington Regional Medical Center working in multimedia.  Dennis enjoyed music and talk radio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David Blake; and a daughter, Barbara Blake.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Renee Henderson Blake of the home; two sons, Michael Blake and wife, Diana of Springdale and Gregory Blake of New Jersey; two daughters, Aleasyn Self and husband, William of OK. and Andi Beth Devoe and husband, Michael of Florida; a stepson, Mason Ware and wife, Chana of OK.; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel with Reverend Harry Hamilton officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel with military honors.

Pallbearers will be Ethan Blake, Michael Blake, Josh Frey, Chris Martin, John McCullar and William Self.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the funeral home.

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    Name » 24. Feb, 2016

    Thoughts and prayers are with you! Words can not express how sorry I am for the loss of your loved one. Dennis will be missed.
    Teresa Murray

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    Name » 24. Feb, 2016

    Our prayers are with the family. Dennis will be missed. We give great thanks for the promise of heaven he is enjoying. Pastor Steve Dixon

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    Georgia Green » 24. Feb, 2016

    Renee know that my heart goes out to you and your family. He will be missed by all.

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    Pam Delaney » 24. Feb, 2016

    I was so shocked to hear of Dennis’s unexpected death. He was such a nice man. He was a wonderful POA president. He is the main reason our neighborhood continues to look good for so many years. He was so good about making sure everyone was obeying the covenants. I will certainly miss him. He was good about listening to my ideas and suggestions. Please know that the neighborhood misses Dennis. My prayers are with your family.

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    Dave Blake » 24. Feb, 2016

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of my uncle Dennnis he was a very kind gentlemen he was the only one close to me to remember my late fat he he will definitely be missed love you uncle Dennis and I love you Renee my thoughts and prayers are with family

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    Brittany Blake » 24. Feb, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Renee and the entire family. Meeting Denny and yourself was such a pleasure when you came up to Kansas City. I know how dearly loved he was and how greatly he will be missed. May God comfort you and the entire Blake family during this time of loss.
    Brittany K. Blake