Blake was a devoted son, student, athlete and friend. He is loved by so many people. He was a 2003 graduate of White Oak High School and was enrolled in Kilgore College to receive a degree in Automotive Restoration. Blake was in Who's Who Among American High School Students and wore No. 21 on the White Oak Roughnecks varsity football team. He worked as a lifeguard at the White Oak public pool during the summer of 2002 and 2003. He enjoyed hanging out with his buddies, especially his best friend, Aaron Martin. Blake was a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church. He lived in White Oak for the past nine years. Whenever Blake had a job to do, he gave it everything he had and did his best in whatever he did. He and his best friend Aaron had a future planned to someday own and operate their own business in automotive restoration. Aaron will be continuing to make that dream come true in Blake's memory. Blake had many friends and they all have a lot of funny stories about Blake. Blake always liked to have a good time. He loved life and family and friends. He will be truly missed, but will forever be in our hears.