Donald Kent Lake
Donald Kent Lake age 76, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Tuesday May 27, 2014 after his sudden death at St. Joseph Hospital Berea. Donald was born May 16, 1938 in Berea to the late Jake S. and Ella Allen Lake. Donald graduated from Berea High in 1956, attended Berea College, and retired from Parker Seal Berea Plant after 43 years of service.
Donald and his wife of nearly 56 years Lorraine Seals Lake enjoyed camping, traveling, farming, fishing, bluegrass music, and spending time with their grandchildren.
Donald survived by his wife Lorraine Seals Lake, two sons William Kent (Anna) Lake and Jake Allen (Marlene) Lake both of Berea, two daughters Lisa Lorraine (Keith) Anderkin of Atlanta and Tina (Lake) Marcum of Berea. 7 grandchildren: Josh (Jessica) Dollins, Ashely Marcum, Brianna Marcum, Ethan Lake, Nathan Lake, Kayley Anderkin and Molly Anderkin, 3 great grandchildren: Aydah Martin, Brycen Dollins, and Brylee Dollins. Two brothers John Drew (Nancy) Lake of Berea, and Gary (JoAnne) Lake of Stanton, one sister Mabel Hayes of Berea.
He was preceded in death by three sisters Irene Lake, Bessie Mae St Clair, and Lorene Green. He is also survived by a host of extended family and friends. Don will be fondly remembered for his mischievous wit and humor.
Funeral services for Donald will be Saturday May 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Berea Baptist Church. Rev. J Randolph Osborne and Rev. Kevin Slemp will be officiating services, burial will be in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation for Donald will be Friday May 30, 2014 from 6-9 pm at the Berea Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: Josh Dollins, Ethan Lake, and Nathan Lake, and nephews Scott Lake, Michael Drew Lake, and Jonathan Lake.
Lakes Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.