Mr. Raleigh Lee Blake, age 80 of Clarksville, TN and formerly of Todd County, passed away 6:42 AM Friday, November 23, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare of Clarksville, TN of natural causes. Services for Mr. Raleigh will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Whitt officiating. Burial will follow in the Stokes Chapel Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation for Mr. Raleigh will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Wednesday at Latham Funeral Home.
Mr. Raleigh was born January 23, 1938 in Todd Co., KY. He retired from Trane Co. in Clarksville, TN after 42 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Clarksville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Opal Lee Blake and Beatrice Harris Blake, his wife, Mary Magdalene Hurt Blake in 1994, his son, Travis Blake in 2016, his sister, Virginia Harris and his step-brother, Gary Blake.
Survivors include his son, Tracy Lee Blake and his wife, Vicki of Clarksville, TN; his daughter, Alecia Valerie Blake of Clarksville, TN; his step-daughters, Pamela Eli of Hopkinsville, Vicky White and Belinda Blake both of Clarksville, TN; his step-sisters, Vickie Blake of Ashland City, TN and Bea Hellman of Lakeland, FL; 4 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 5 step-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be given to Tennova Hospice, 311 Landrum Place, Suite A500 Clarksville, TN 37043 Phone (931) 552-9551.