Blake Willock

Willock- Peacefully passed away at the Bluewater Health Palliative Care Unit, Sarnia on Thursday April 16, 2020. Blake Harold Willock, age 93 years of Corunna and formerly of Sarnia. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Jean Willock (Donnelly) after almost 70 years of marriage. Best dad to Blake (Linda) Willock, Sherrill (Dave 2019) Brown and Linda (Tobbe) Johansson. Dear Grandpa to Kristy, Kim, the late Jimmy, Jenny, Heather, Stacy, Jeff and Robert. Loving great-grandpa of 15 great grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters Doris Cook (late Alex) and Nancy (Herb) Henkel. Predeceased by his parents Blake and Margaret, siblings Margaret (Bill) Nolan, Joe (June), Mary (Sid) Johnston, Winnie (Willie) Mallon and Anne (George) Beer. Blake also has many nieces and nephews that will lovingly remember him. He was retired from Imperial Oil and he and Betty enjoyed many years of camping with the 4 T’s Trailer Club and formed many long lasting friendships. He was also an active bowler for many years and dedicated member of All Saints Anglican Church. Blake spent many years as a Boy Scout Leader and was the recipient of the Silver Acorn from the Lieutenant Governor Pauline McGibbon for his dedication to scouting. A private family graveside service will be held and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Thanks go to the Palliative floor Nurses and Doctors and to the PSW’S who helped him during his time at home. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to All Saints Anglican Church or Charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online at Knight 519-862-2845

Visitation Information

There will be no visitation at this time.


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A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

21 thoughts on “Blake Willock”

  1. Larry and Kathy Park

    Betty, We am so sorry to here of Blake's passing he will be missed by many people. Now he and dad can spend time getting into together again. We will bring mom up to see you as soon as it is possible to do so. please know that we would be there for you if it was possible. thinking of you and all your family.

  2. Wayne and Karen Goodman

    Betty and family,

    We would like to extend our deepest condolences . Cherish your memories. Hugs and prayers to you all.

  3. May God welcome you home Baloo. I am the better for your leadership. Many people shaped my life and I count you as one of those individuals.
    To whole Willock family please accept my condolences for your lost.

  4. Wayne and Karen Goodman

    Betty and family,

    We would like to extend our deepest condolences . Cherish your memories. Hugs and prayers to you all.

  5. Very good memories of my time as a member of Akela Jack Easton’s 3rd Cub Pack at St. George’s Anglican Church when Blake was one of the leaders way back in the early 1950’s. My condolences to Mrs. Willock and the entire family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.

  6. Sharon & Rudy Sandau

    We are very sorry to hear of Blake's passing. We will miss him, but we have so many memories to remember him by so he will always be in our hearts no matter where we are.

  7. My deepest sympathy Aunt Betty, Blake and Linda, Sherry and Linda and Tobe. Will miss seeing his smile. I am sure that the others that went ahead have met him at the gates and they are sharing stories.

  8. To Betty and family
    Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband Blake.
    When someone you love becomes a memory……. those memories become
    a treasure.
    Rob and Darlene Bedard ( Al’s Vacuum)

  9. Dear Blake and Linda
    So sorry to hear that your Dad passed Blake. Condolences to you, Linda, your Mom, and all the family.
    Virtual hugs.

  10. Dear Betty & Family
    All my love & heartfelt condolences to you all. What wonderful memories you must have, a few of them share by his camper friends.
    Hugs to you, Betty.

  11. Bob & Ruth Hughes, Shelley Bone

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this sad time. After many years of camping and travelling with you both, we have such wonderful memories, lots of sharing and lots of laughter. Blake was such fun to have as a friend, he will be sadly missed.
    Let your memories give you comfort and know God will give you strength.

  12. Bob and Marilyn johnson

    We have enjoyed many great years of camping with Blake.. he loved the outdoors. Our sympathy to Betty and family

  13. John and Marion Ford

    Betty and family
    We are sorry to hear of Blake’s passing. We only knew him for a short time while at Willings Prayers and condolences to you and your family

  14. Mrs. Willock,
    Please accept our condolences on the loss of your husband Blake.

    I've been involved in Camp Attawandaron for quite a while and really appreciated the work Blake and everyone else involved with the 4Ts did for Camp Attawandaron.


    Les and family

  15. My condolences to Betty and family. I had the pleasure of serving them in our restaurant for many years. What a wonderful couple always ready with a smile and a hug! He will be sadly missed by all of us girls. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this hard time.

  16. Betty,
    My deepest sympathy for the loss of your dear Blake. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  17. Aunt Betty, Blake, Sherry, Linda and Families.

    Uncle Blake will be missed. He was always so kind and loving! We are all so lucky to of had him in our lives!

    Love Doris, Judy, Giulio, Ross and Audra

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