Earnest James “Ernie” Blake, Jr.

Earnest James “Ernie” Blake, Jr., 66, of Topping, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Earnest James Blake, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Vicki Beswick Blake; daughter, Christy Bruce (Elvin); son, Michael Blake; grandchildren, Hailey and Brayden Bruce; mother, Norma C. Blake; brother, Alan C. Blake; niece, Amanda; nephew, James, and a host of other loving family members and friends. Funeral services will be held 11a.m., Monday, December 11th, at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda. Interment Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-6p.m. on Sunday (this evening) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 205, Hartfield, VA 23071. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda VA.

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2 Responses to Earnest James “Ernie” Blake, Jr.

  1. tgpigs says:

    Vicki and family
    Desi and I were shocked and saddened to hear about Ernie.You were both good friends to us when we moved here over 40 years ago and we remember those times fondly. We are praying for all who loved Ernie as you go through this difficult time. Lean on each other. Tina & Desi Gulley

  2. francesh1 says:

    so sorry for your loss ,he will be missed.Blessings to the family
    Frances Carlton

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