Richard E. Blake
  • The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations to
  • Friends of Oswego County Hospice
    P.O. Box 102
    Oswego, NY 13126

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Hannibal, NY 13074
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“Miss you alot! There is not a day that goes by where i dont think about you. I miss just being able to call you. Rest in peace dad, someday we will...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Amanda (blake) Sherman - Hannibal, NY

“RIP dad i love you !! ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: amanda blake - hannibal, NY

“Your passing has been very hard on me dad and I'm going to miss you a lot. I know that you are no longer in pain and i am so glad you had the chance...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: amanda blake - hannibal, NY

“Dorothy and family! I am so sorry for your loss. He has fought for years and now is for his time of rest unfortunately. My condolences to you and his...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Bobbie Reynolds - Cato, NY

“Sorry for your loss,Our thought's and prayers go out to all his family and loved ones he will be missed . ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Brian & Penny (Blake) Everson - NY

“Sorry for your loss he will be greatly missed my prayer go out to all his family and loved ones . Brian & Penny Blake Everson and Family ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Chris and family, sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Laurie Clark - Cato, NY

“So sorry to hear of Dick's passing I know he will be missed. Had many good times over the years with tractor pulling, Gary thought the world of him,...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Wayman - Cato, NY

“sorry for your loss. he was a great friend. you will be missed greatly. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: craig fuller - fulton, NY

“The world lost a great man! Sorry for your loss Dorothy and family. Richard was one of the great ones. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Roxanne Holdridge Green - NY


Richard E. Blake, 72 of Hannibal, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27 at his home. He had owned and operated a farm and logging business for many years. Richard was an award winning tractor pull competitor, participating in many central New York events. He collected, owned and was proud of his12 Minneapolis Moline tractors.
He was the son of the late Ernest and Charlotte (McGlen) Blake and was predeceased by a son, Brian Blake and step-children, Roberta Baldwin and Vicki Sharp. Surviving are his longtime companion, Dorothy Cooper of Hannibal; children, Amanda Blake and Dylan Blake of Hannibal; grand-daughter, Annaleigh; step-children, Cathy Bullock of Honeoye Falls, Barbara Griffith of Port Byron, Gary (Diane) Cooper of Oswego, Steven (Tela) Cooper of Port Byron and Shari (Oliver) VanHorn of Cato; siblings, Diane (Ray) DuBois of Prattsburgh, Barbara Green of Phoenix, Marlene Robinson of Oswego, Jerry (Donna) Blake of Hannibal and Christine (David) Wolford of Fulton and many step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 1 at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street in Hannibal. Interment will be in the spring at Hannibal Village Cemetery. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.