Wadsworth, Ohio

Roger D. Blake, 73, of Wadsworth passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, November 8, 2021.

He was born March 8, 1948 in Wadsworth to the late Hester and Billy Blake Sr. He owned Blake Electric for many years and retired from the Wadsworth City Schools. Roger loved spending time at his lake home and at the beach. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s many sporting events.

Roger is survived by his wife, Beth (nee Wynkoop) with whom he celebrated 45 years of marriage; son and daughter-in-law, Toby and Alison Blake; daughter, Stephanie Blake; and grandchildren: Savannah, Tessa, Mason, Leah and Chase; honorary daughter, Diane Gangle; and his brother and sister-in-law; Bill and Diane Blake Jr., all of Wadsworth; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Rick and DR Wynkoop of Cummings, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Facial coverings will be required. A private family committal of cremated remains will occur at a later date.