Christopher A. Lake

February 13, 1935October 12, 2012

Christopher A. Lake, Jr., age 77 of Kennesaw, GA. passed on October 12, 2012. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Christ Episcopal Church in Kennesaw. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 4pm until 8pm at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw.

Born to the late Christopher A. Lake, Sr. and Ruby Lake, in Harlem on February 13, 1935, where he resided for the first twenty-six years of his life. He feels that his youth, though he grew up at a time when there were many problems with young people, was relatively normal, achieving good grades in school. However, he occasionally caused his parents some grief, because of fighting in school. As a result, his parents transferred him to parochial School until he graduated from high school. He was the youngest, having two sisters and an older brother.

Chris began working for the US. Postal Service, got married, and moved to Brooklyn, eventually buying a home there, and having his son Kevin. During his career in the Postal Service, he began as a clerk, worked his way up through many positions and retired as Plant and Equipment Manager.

While living in Brooklyn, he began doing handy man services and transportation for the elderly in need. He was a member of the Church of the Ascension, were he was Chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee; Treasurer of the Youth Commission and former Vice President. Chris also worked part time with the Parks and Recreations Department, in the Homebound Food Delivery program.

When Chris became ill in NY. he moved to Georgia to be closer to his family and his former wife who cared for him.

Chris was preceded in death by his parents; Christopher and Ruby Lake, brother; Kenneth Lake, sister; Sylvia Irving. He is survived by his son; Kevin and wife Hae Lake, former wife; Verona Lake, grandchildren; Kayla and Myles Lake, sister; Thelma Antonio, and many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and cousins.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Connie Rooney

October 16, 2012

I was so saddened to hear of Chris' death and I offer my deepest condolences on your loss. Your devotion and care for Chris through this difficult time has been a real and visible demonstration of how to live a Christlike life. God bless you and comfort you and your family.

The Tatum Family

October 15, 2012

Mr. Lake was good man who lived a good life. We mourn because you will be greatly missed, but in our hearts we happy that you are in a better place. Rest in Peace Mr. Lake, you will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

Hae Lake

October 14, 2012

I still can't believe you are not here I was going to visit you this weekend. I am sorry and love so much and I'm miss you a lot. You always in my heart.

Sylvia Antonio

October 14, 2012

May God Bless you and keep you by his side for eternity. I will always remember my Uncle Chris as a warm, loving and extremely giving and generous person. He was all about love and helping others less fortunate. He always made you smile with his witty humor. I will miss you Uncle, you were truly one of a kind. Love always, your niece, Sylvia Veronica Antonio

Linda Antonio

October 14, 2012

Uncle Chris,
I will remember you dearly for the holiday memories and looking out for me like a dad. You are missed, love always your niece xoxo

October 13, 2012

Chris, my loving Brother. I will miss you so very much. May you rest in peace. I love you. Thelma Lake Antonio

October 13, 2012

Uncle Chris, I will miss you terribly. I hope that you have now found peace and solace with no more pain now that you're with Our Lord. May you rese in peace always. I love you. Monica

Kevin Lake

October 13, 2012

Dad you will be missed dearly.