Blake NorwoodJul 27, 1946 - Oct 29, 2014
Blake Norwood, 68 of
Blake retired from the NC Department of Transportation
in State-Wide Planning Division where he worked as a civil engineer and project
manager. He was awarded the Governor's
Order of the Long Leaf Pine for his service to the State of
Blake served in the U.S. Army and then completed his military service in the Army Reserves, where he retired as a Colonel.
Blake was the founding Race Director of the Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run for 20 years where he was a leader, friend and mentor to ultra runners everywhere.
Blake was a devoted husband, father, and friend. He was a leader who touched the lives of everyone he met.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 2:00 at Bay Leaf Baptist. Burial was in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bay Leaf Baptist Church Benevolent Fund.
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