Charlotte, NC-William “Bill” Poindexter Blake of Lewisburg, died peacefully in Charlotte, NC, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at the age of 74.
Bill is survived by: his loving wife, Jane Sharpe; his children, Elizabeth Klase of Charlotte, NC, Thomas Malcolm (Heather) of Houston, TX, and Jennifer Lynn of Winston-Salem, NC; two granddaughters, Alexa Riley and Sydney Rae, both of Houston, TX; and two brothers, Thomas Henry II of St. Albans and Robert Lilly of Radford, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Thomas Henry and Evadyne Lilly, both of St. Albans, and brother, John Gray of St. Albans.
Bill was born Aug. 3, 1941, in Charleston, WV. He received both his Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering and his Masters Degree in Business from West Virginia University. Bill was an avid hunter and loved walking in the mountains of West Virginia.
A celebration of his life will be held Sept. 12, at 12:30 p.m. at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church in Ronceverte. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster, 8919 Park Road Ste. 1000, Charlotte, NC 28210.