Larry Blakeley thumbnail

Larry Blakeley

May 12, 1939 - February 21, 2021

Larry R. Blakeley Sr, 81, passed away on February 21, 2021 at his home in Wellsville after a brief illness.  Larry was born on May 12, 1939, in East Liverpool, OH, the son of the late Leroy and Ina (Delong) Blakeley.  He lived in the area his entire life.

Larry graduated from Wellsville with the Class of 1959.  After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and spent 13 months in Korea.

Larry was very active with youth sports.  He was a track coach and also spent time as a little league baseball coach.  Larry enjoyed spending time with his family.  If he was not with family, most often, he could be found working in his vegetable garden and landscaping the yard with flowers.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are: his wife of 58 years, Patricia Montgomery Blakeley, whom he married on October 6, 1962; and his daughter, Lori (Jack) Klein, of Plum, PA;  two brothers: Lannie Blakeley, and Jerry (Cindy) Medley; he also leaves behind five grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Larry was preceded in death by: his son, Larry Blakeley Jr., who passed away on June 8, 2020; his grandson, Nathan Blakeley; three brothers: Lee Blakeley, and Terry and Gary Medley; and two sisters: Joyce Hess and Barbara Delock.

 Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021 from 2 PM-3 PM at the Wellsville First Christian Church, 831 Main Street, Wellsville.  The funeral will follow at 3 PM with Pastor Mark Blakeley of the church officiating.  The Tri-State Burial group will also be present to accord full military honors.

CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel, Wellsville,  has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In compliance with Ohio state regulations and in connection to the COVID-19 pandemic; masks and social distancing will be mandatory.

To view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to the family, please visit     

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Wellsville First Christian Church

Wellsville, Ohio 43968

Service Information

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm


Wellsville First Christian Church

Wellsville, Ohio 43968

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Larry by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“Thank you so much for taking care of the family during this difficult time. You did a super job. May God bless you.”


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.