BUCKHANNON — Dr. Robert Eugene Blake, 49, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. He was born June 12, 1968 in Clarksburg, a son of Eugene Blake of Shinnston, and the late Lynne Harrison Blake.
On Aug. 10, 1991 he married Terri Hash who survives. Also surviving are one son, Camden Blake of Buckhannon; one daughter, Carsen Blake, of Buckhannon; one brother, Chuck Blake and wife Charity, of Shinnston, and one sister, Polly Snyder and husband Bucky of Clarksburg.
Dr. Blake served in the U. S. Army at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis Washington from 1997 to 2001. He graduated from WVU Medical School in 1994 and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency and served as the Chief Resident at WVU. Dr. Blake has been a Board Certified emergency medicine physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon since 2001 and has served as the Chief of the Emergency Dept., Chief of Staff and on the Board of Directors.
He was a Cub Scout leader from Pack 100 and was a soccer coach, he also loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter.
Friends will be received today, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 from 4 to 9 PM at the Mountain View Event Center, located at 2 Billingsley Drive, Buckhannon, WV (From 33 turn on to the Brushy Fork road toward the car dealerships. Turn right into the Jenkins dealership and proceed up the hill. The event center will be on the right-hand side beside Enterprise Rent-a-Car).
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.