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Date published: 7/10/2013

Gary T. Blakley

Gary Thomas Blakley, 61, of King George County passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at home with his family by his side.

Gary was well-known for his custom exhaust work. He worked at Tire Tread for many years before he opened his own business, Blakley Automotive, at Four-Mile Fork. Gary loved Bluegrass music and was very talented and gifted. He enjoyed his racing times at Old Dominion Speedway for years. Gary will be missed by his loved ones, who know they have the hope of seeing him again.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 42 years, Shirley Blakley of the home; a son, Kevin Blakley (Karen) of King George; a daughter, Natalie Blakley and her partner, Jason Cosner, of Montclair; his grandsons, William Dean Blakley of King George and Chase Robert Cosner of Montclair; his father, Thomas Russell Blakley of King George; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, June Blakley, and brother Jeff Blakley.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Potomac Baptist Church, King George, officiated by the Rev. Dennis Newton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary's name to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Please sign the online guest book at nashandslawfh.com.