Pete Kelly Blakemore

August 4, 1961October 12, 2020

Pete Kelly Blakemore, age 59, of Yucaipa, California passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 in Yucaipa. Pete was born August 4, 1961 to Jodean B. Blakemore and James E. Blakemore Sr. Pete was a resident of Yucaipa for 16 years and previously lived in Redlands for 20 years. He was a Battalion Chief for Cal Fire. Pete enjoyed boating, golfing and dove hunting in his spare time. He was also awarded Firefighter of the Year.

Pete is survived by his wife, Pamela Blakemore of Yucaipa; son Austin J. Blakemore of Yucaipa; and daughter Jessica R. Blakemore of Yucaipa; sister Adrian Tomlinson of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, brother Bryon Blakemore of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and brother Kimberly Blakemore of Fallon, Nevada; brother James E. Blakemore Jr., of San Diego; daughter-in-law Hayley O'Neel of Redlands; and grandson Trace O'Neel of Redlands.

Pete was preceded in death by father James E. Blakemore Sr. and mother Jodean B. Blakemore.

A Celebration of Life service for Pete will be held Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Wildwood Calvary Chapel, 35145 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, CA.

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  • Pamela Blakemore, Wife
  • Austin J. Blakemore, Son
  • Jessica R. Blakemore, Daughter
  • Adrian Tomlinson, Sister
  • Bryon Blakemore, Brother
  • Kimberly Blakemore, Brother
  • James E. Blakemore Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Jodean B. Blakemore, Mother (deceased)

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  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020


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Jim Holden

October 23, 2020

Pam, Austin and Family. Joanie and I, just read the notification that Pete had passed. We were absolutely devastated! We have so many fond memories of Pete and you, attending SoCal practices and games! We were always guaranteed seeing Pete with a smile, and something positive to say. We appreciate his long service with Cal Fire, and his dedication to serve all of the people with unselfish sacrifice, dedication and courage! We love you guys, and will always remember Pete, with the fondness of memories! If there is anything that you and your family need, please don't hesitate to contact us. God got a great one in Pete! Rest in Peace. We love you Pete! Jim and Joanie Holden


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