Moses Blakely

Moses Blakely

Oct 28, 1944 - Aug 27, 2020
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Moses Bob Blakely was born October 28, 1944 to JW Blakely and Glinnie Adams Blakely in Winston Salem NC. He passed August 27, 2020 at the age of 75.

Moses united in holy matrimony to Erma Jean Jones on March 16, 1969 and to this union 4 children were born. He worked for Toledo Pickling and Steel for 29 years and retired in 1999. He was an active member of Canaan Manifested Word Church Under the leadership of Bishop Randall Parker 111.

Moses enjoyed building barbecue pits, fishing, cooking and was known for his famous barbecue ribs. He also enjoyed waking up early in the morning to take his grandchildren to school. Moses worked on cars and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His kind heart and generous spirit allowed many people to be blessed by his presence and to feel like they were one of his own. He and his wife Erma did not mind feeding and helping others as much as they could.

Moses leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 50 years Erma Blakely, four daughters Mrs. Martha Sherrill (Darryl) of Toledo, OH, Mrs. Annette Lacey (Marvin) of Toledo, OH, Ms. Michelle Jackson of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Ronsha Allison (David) of Toledo, OH, two sons Mr. Moses Blakely Jr. of Toledo OH, Mr. Taurus Devault of Toledo, OH, thirteen granddaughters Re'Nice Allen, Toni Fletcher, Praisha Sherrill, Christian Sherrill, Re'Shonda Allen, Alisa Fletcher, Alexis Fletcher, Moriyah Gray, Anthanisha Dandridge, Da'Shae Allison, Taur'Sha Devault, Ty'laechane Devault, Miyanna Devault, one grandson Taurus Devault Jr. four great granddaughters My'Kel Jackson, Ma'Kayla Jackson, Dior Hall, Mari' Ana Gary, five great grandsons Trever Alexander, Brandon Whittey, Jason Cooper, Kingston Spencer, Ar'Mon Allen, two sisters Mrs. Ira Blakely-Dean of Winston Salem NC, Mrs. Mattie Blakely¬Bailey of Winston Salem NC, six brothers Mr. James Blakely (Judy) of Winston Salem NC, Mr. Thomas Blakely (Diane) of Winston Salem NC, Mr. Herman Blakely (Dorothy) of Charlotte, NC, Mr. Harold Blakely (Ella) of Winston Salem NC, Mr. Thaddeus Blakely (Pauline) of Imperial Beach, CA Mr. Joe Adams (Geraldine) of Winston Salem NC a devoted loving cousin/brother, four goddaughters Melody Glover, LaKesha Brown, Tracy Woodley, Cassandra Fitch, six godsons Glen Williams, Peter Spencer, Prince Wise, Greg Mays, Rob Phillips, Don. Moses leaves a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special friends Rudy Ivory and Alfonso Miles.
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  • Visitation

    September 5, 2020 |
    September 5, 2020
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    2550 Nebraska Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
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  • Service

    September 5, 2020 |
    September 5, 2020
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    September 5, 2020 | 1:30pm
    September 5, 2020 1:30pm
    Woodlawn Cemetery
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Edith McCovery

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May the Lord embrace you with his amazing grace... and His presence be felt in the caring hands of those who bring encouragement and healing. God bless you as you recover. With our deepest sympathy and love.
Robert, Denise (Watson) & Serena McCovery - Moss Point, MS

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