James Larry Blake, 64, son of William Blake and Mary Katherine Smith Blake, was born April 14, 1940, at Henderson, Ky. He died Oct. 30, 2004, at his home in Summersville.He served in the U.S. Navy from April 1957 to December 1979, where he was a system analyst. He retired from the Navy in 1979 and had lived in Summersville for the last three years.He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Leona; and a grandson.Surviving are four children, Dawn Blake-Keud of Missoula, Mont., Brian Blake of Tracy, Calif., Debbie Blake of Carmichael, Calif., and Shannon Blake-Miller of Oceanside, Calif.; one sister, Dolly Mae; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Private services were Nov. 5 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Military rites were in California.The body was cremated. “

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