Arthur Blakey

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“My thoughts and prayers are with the Blakey-Holland Family during this bereavement. Arthur was a wonderful conversationalist and a good man. Be not...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Turner - Staunton, VA

“Blakey and Holland families, So sorry to hear of Arthur's passing. I often think of you as I travel down Hickory Rd to the old MHS for a program...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Ann J Pond - Colonial Heights, VA

“To Gwen and Arthur and family, you have my sincere heartfelt condolences. "Big" Arthur was always a joy to be around and remembering our...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Judy French - Upper Marlboro, MD

“May the God's blessings of love, comfort and peace be upon you during this difficult time. Love, Neta Skinner, (daughter) Kathy Skinner Alston and...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Evelyn Skinner - SPRING HOPE, NC

“Sorry for your loss and may God be with the family . ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn Kennard - Houston, TX

“Art was a dear friend for many years since I was a teenager. He was always an officer and a gentleman. His intelligence, kindness and genuine...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Lauretta Howard - Baltimore, MD

“We offer our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Blakey/Foster/Holland family. May Gods live and strength enfold and strengthen you during...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy and James Williams (Spikes) - MD

“Arthur, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father! My heart is heavy with you and I pray that you will have peace in the midst of this storm. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Penny McPherson - Richmond, VA

“Sending our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of the Blakey and Foster families and close lifelong friends. We know of Arthur as the devoted son,...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Stephen and Regina Carter - IL

“To Mrs.Blakey, Arthur,Jr. and the rest of the family. Earth has no sorrows that Heaven cannot heal. Be blessed. Such a gentle soul. God only...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn and Chad Roney - VA

“My heart breaks for you! Prayers and hugs ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Sandra Doll - midlothian, VA

“Gwen,When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. May you be...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Howard Knox - Dolphin, VA

“My Condolences Gwen to You and Your Family! Stay Blessed! LUV U ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Cynthia Monroe - Richmond, VA

“My sincerest sympathies to the Blakely family for the loss of Arthur. May God's Word strengthen you during this time of mourning. (Isa. 41:10,13) ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: T C - GA

“Arthur - As you are grieving and finding your way forward from here, I hope you know your friends and colleagues are standing behind you en masse....Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Tor Bennstrom - Charlotte, NC

“To the Blakey family I offer my condolences, Art and I were childhood friends. ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Bill Holland - VA - friend

“To Gwen and family, I extend my deepest sympathy and condolences. Praying that you might find peace, strength, and comfort during this difficult time...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Patricia Brown Bates - Petersburg, VA

“My deepest sympathy to family and friends, you will be missed by all who knew and loved you. Leon Bailey ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Leon Bailey - Chesterfield, VA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. So Long MY FRIEND. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: MICHAEL HILL - N. CHESTERFIELD, VA

“A TRUE FRIEND, although our paths in life had separated, I always remembered the GOOD TIMES, Rest In Peace my BROTHER!!!!! ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: MICHAEL HILL - N. CHESTERFIELD, VA

Arthur was born on July 4, 1948 and passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Arthur was a resident of Petersburg, Virginia at the time of passing.