Blake Westlake

Blake WestlakeBlake C. Westlake, 44, of Browning died at 12:17 p.m. Aug. 26, 2016, in Warren County, north of Monmouth.

He was born Aug. 9, 1972, in Rushville, a son of Marvin and Rebecca Fairburn Westlake. He married Stephanie Miller on Feb. 19, 2016, in Rushville. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents of Mount Carmel; five children, Curtis, Zebulun, Shaylee, Evan and Aaron; one brother, Clete (and Heather) Westlake of Mount Carmel; his grandfather, Delbert Fairburn of Astoria; and four nieces, Kylee, Emma, Abbey and Tiffany.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Genevie and Glenn Westlake and Coita Fairburn.

He was a heavy equipment operator and truck driver for Beaird Transport in Astoria.

He was a member of Bader Christian Church.

He was a 1991 graduate of Mount Carmel High School. He was a graduate of Wabash Valley Community College.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Jeremy Westlake officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to his Children’s Education Fund.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/31/2016



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