Oscar Blake, Jr.

June 19, 1946 - November 7, 2011
Oscar Blake, Jr.

Oscar Blake, Jr. 65, of Wilmington passed away Monday November 7, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Oscar was born in New Hanover County on June 19, 1946 the son of the late Oscar Blake, Sr. and is survived by his mother Evelyn Sheppard Blake of Wilmington. He served his country in the US Army and was a retired pipe Fitter. He could be found anywhere between the Outer Banks and Fort Fisher fishing and just enjoying swapping fishing tails and the outdoors. He was also preceded in death by a son Mark Rogers.

Also surviving are his wife of 33 years Doris Jean Carney Blake of the home, his daughters Melissa Blake of Fletcher, NC and Angela Blake of Wilmington, son Clay Rogers of Wilmington and SGT. First Class Stephen Rogers serving in Afghanistan, sister Diana Hudson of Wilmington and four grandchildren.

Oscar’s request was to be cremated and no service to be held.

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  • November 08, 2011
    Jeff and Renae Fountain says:
    Sorry to hear about Oscar. We loved his fishing stories. Sometimes it seemed he was the only one catching fish. He has been a long time customer and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • November 09, 2011
    Ronald Williams says:
    I am sorry to hear of the lost of Oscar. We were classmates at Tileston and played Football together for the school. We lost contact in High School but I am glad to hear he enjoyed fishing and the coast during his later years. My prayers are with his family. An old classmate Ronald Williams.