Melvin Blake

  • Died: October 5, 2021
  • Location: Belhaven, North Carolina

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service

4500 US Hwy 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Tel. 252.945.4500

Tribute & Message From The Family

Melvin Blake, age 83, a resident of Belhaven passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Vidant-Beaufort Hospital.

Born to the late Herman and Betty (Cox) Blake on September 22, 1938, Melvin worked as a self-employed painter for over 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, boating, and camping and spending time with his granddaughter.

Melvin leaves behind his wife, Peggy Waters Blake of the home; daughter Michael Lynn Everett of Washington, granddaughter, MaKayla Lynn Jones; two sisters, Dorothy Foster of Washington, and Rose Davis (David) of Belhaven; three brothers, Muriel Moore, Jr. of Washington, Joe Moore of Roanoke Rapids NC, and Robert Moore (Faith) of Chocowinity.

A funeral will be held at 3p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at the Alligood Church of God with Gary Bateman officiating. Burial will follow at the Waters family cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at the Alligood Church of God.

Mr. Blake had overcome many medical milestones in the past few weeks and his unexpected passing has devastated the family and left them with many medical bills. In lieu of flowers contributions to the family are greatly appreciated and may be made by clicking the link below.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation is assisting the Blake family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Peggy, Michael and McK, I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray for blessed peace from our Father.

Posted by Marianna Jackson - Pinetown, NC - Friend   October 16, 2021


I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Melvin and his family have been a part of my life for a long time. May God give all of you peace during this time.

Posted by Mildred Bowman - Belhaven, NC - friend   October 13, 2021


Peggy and Michael Lynn So very sorry for the passing of Melvin. He was a kind and gentle man. He loved to worship the Lord. It won/t be the same not seeing him over there in church with his hands raised up. Thinking of and praying for you.

Posted by Lynell Toler - Washington, NC   October 09, 2021

So sorry to hear of Mr. Melvins passing. I'm really going to miss our talks. We will have you all in our prayers and thoughts.

Posted by Chubby Woolard - Washington, NC - friend   October 08, 2021

Carol &Family You are in my Prayers, May God wrap his Loving Arms around you all.

Posted by Teresa Mobley - Washington, NC - friend   October 08, 2021


I HAVEN'T KNOWN HIM LONG BUT I loved to see Him Worship His Lord and Savior.

Posted by Teresa Mobley - Washington, NC - friend   October 08, 2021

We are so very sorry to hear the news of our brother in the Lord. He was always so pleasant he will be surely missed . We will miss his presence at the Alligood Church. Love,thoughts and prayers Sandy and Jimmy Hedgepeth

Posted by Sandra Hedgepeth - Washington, NC - Acquaintance   October 07, 2021

So very sorry for the loss of Mr. Melvin.Just like my Mom he is with our Lord and saviour.May God wrap his loving arms around you

Posted by Sue Cahoon - Plymouth, NC - Friend   October 07, 2021


The best brother ever, you finally made it HOME!! I will miss and never forget you.
Hugs and love forever, Sister Rose

Posted by Rose Davis - Belhaven, NC - Sister   October 07, 2021

So sorry for your heartbreak and loss.May Our Father of Love and Peace overshadow each of you in the days to come.

Posted by Diane Bland - Washington, NC   October 07, 2021

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