Cornelius Blake, 56, of Jacksonville, Florida, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 21, 2014. He was a caring father, brother, and he was always the life of the party. Born February 5, 1958 in Selma, Alabama the son of the late John Blake and Cobia (Blake) Craig.
Cornelius was a proud retired Navy Man who completed 28 years in the service.
He is survived by daughter, Arlene Cornelia Blake; step-sons, Terrence L. Wheelings, Shawn (Cassie) Bordeaux, and Antonio (De'Aniel) Bordeaux; brothers, Willie (Joyce Ann) Blake, Lewis Blake, Clifford Blake; and sisters, Althea McClinton, Dahyda Noel, and Blake Arrens.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm, Friday, June 27, 2014 at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills, 850 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N., Jacksonville, FL, www.hardage-giddenschapelhills.com.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, June 28, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Chapel Hills Memory Gardens.