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In Memory of

John Russell Lake

April 26, 1925 - May 14, 2017

Obituary


Lake, John Russell passed away on May 14, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ. He was 92. John was born in Peoples, KY to Edward and Eula Lake on April 26, 1925. John proudly served his country during WWII in the Coast Guard and earned an honorable discharge. John's loving wife, Sarah and parents moved to AZ in 1949. In the next 5 years, John would celebrate the birth of 2 sons. John worked with his father as an advertising specialty salesman for over 55 years; serving all of Arizona with several prominent companies over that span...

Lake, John Russell passed away on May 14, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ. He was 92. John was born in Peoples, KY to Edward and Eula Lake on April 26, 1925. John proudly served his country during WWII in the Coast Guard and earned an honorable discharge. John's loving wife, Sarah and parents moved to AZ in 1949. In the next 5 years, John would celebrate the birth of 2 sons. John worked with his father as an advertising specialty salesman for over 55 years; serving all of Arizona with several prominent companies over that span of time. He leaves behind his wife of 68 years, Sarah; 3 sons John (Stephanie), Russell (Katherine) and John Allen; 4 grandchildren Courtney (Sky), Blaine, Brandon and Russell; and 1 great grandson, Theo. A visitation, in John's honor, will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 10:00am at Green Acres Chapel (401 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257), funeral service will follow at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Phoenix Children's Hospital ( http://www.phoenixchildrens.org/ways-to-help/donate )