~ IN MEMORY ~
Military veteran, DL Capt. Harry Edward Lake, Jr.
August 25, 1941 ~ March 5, 2017
News has reached us with the passing of retired Delta pilot Captain Harry E. Lake, age 75. Captain Lake joined Delta Air Lines 09-12-1969 and retired in 2001, based 031/ATL, Line Check Pilot. He is survived by his wife Sue, their children and grandchildren, plus many close friends and colleagues.
To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at http://www.mayeswarddobbins.com/ Services are planned for this Thursday, March 9th in Marietta, Georgia...please see information below. For those wishing to send personal condolences to the family,
we see the Lake residence listed as
728 Nob Ridge Drive, Marietta GA 30064-5730.
~ Carol for the PCN
Obituary for Harry Edward Lake, Jr.......................................
Harry Edward Lake, Jr., originally from Mountainside, New Jersey, but now residing in Marietta, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 5, 2017.
Harry was born August 25, 1941 to Harry Edward Lake, Sr. and Wilma Lake. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he was an ACC Champion wrestler. He retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Naval Aviator with the rank of Lt. Colonel, having served a tour in Vietnam. Harry retired from Delta Airlines as an International Captain and Line Check Airman following 31 years of service.
His survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sue; daughter, Lisa Hall (Todd) and sons, Chip (April), and Matthew (Sandra); grandchildren, Austin and Carson Lake, Emma Lake, Judson Bolls and Julianna Lake.
A Celebration of Life will be held for all who loved Harry on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Marietta First Church of the Nazarene, 4241 Dallas Hwy, Marietta, GA 30064. There will be a reception following the Ceremony at the Church. The burial will be privately held at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.
Contributions may be made to Out of Darkness at Outofdarkness.org or checks can be mailed and made out to Atlanta Dream Center Inc., PO Box 54537, Atlanta, Ga 30308, with Out of Darkness written in the memo line, where Harry served as a volunteer.
Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta is handling the arrangements.
From: Julian Black Sent: Monday, March 06, 2017 3:08 PM To: Julian Black Subject: Harry Lake's Celebration of Life service.
From: Jeff Pickett Sent: Monday, March 06, 2017 3:31 PM Subject: Harry Lake's Celebration of Life service.
FYI, Gentlemen. We lost a special person. Jeff
From: Larry Bacon Sent: Monday, March 6, 2017 3:23 PM Subject: Harry Lake's Celebration of Life service.
Don't know how much any of you know about Harry's passing, but he left us
Sunday for a better place. He was overtaken by complications from surgery
and infection. A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, March 9,
at 4:00PM. It will be at:
Marietta First Church of the Nazarene
4341 Dallas Highway SW , Marietta, GA 30064
From: Julian Black Sent: Monday, March 06, 2017 9:37 AM Subject: Delta Retired Captain Harry E. Lake Passed away This Morning! 3-6-2017
Harry Lake passed away about a half hour ago. It wasn't long after the breathing tube was removed. I will let you know of any arrangements. I do know that the burial at Canton Military Cemetery will be family only...don't know anything else.