Harry J. Will Funeral Home

37000 W Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI


Charles E. Blake

May 21, 1947July 1, 2019

Charles Erwin Blake, age 72, of Livonia, Michigan passed away on Monday July 1, 2019. Charles was born May 21,1947 in Detroit, MI.

Charles is survived by; brother Richard Blake and brother John Blake. He was preceded in death by; brother Arthur Blake; parents Donald and Kathryn Blake.

Charles was a well-known photographer in the Metro Detroit Area for many years. He loved all art and had an impressive collection of Egyptian art.

A visitation for Charles will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152. A funeral service will immediately follow at 1:00 PM. The services will be led by Reverend Gregory Gibbons of Lola Park Lutheran Church in Redford Township, Michigan where the Blake family have been long time members. Charles will be laid to rest by his family in Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Gardens in Livonia. Luncheon to follow.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared in the guest book on this page for the Blake family.


  • The late Donald and Kathryn Blake, Parents
  • Richard Blake, Brother
  • John Blake, Brother
  • The late Arthur Blake, Brother


  • Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Committal Service and Interment Thursday, July 18, 2019


Charles E. Blake

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Sandy Markwart

July 17, 2019

I always will remember what an artist Charles was. His photography was so beautiful and inspiring. My favorites were his photo's of Egypt.