Ernest Clevon Lake Sr.
HURLOCK — Ernest Clevon Lake Sr., of Hurlock, MD, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. He was 65.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1951 in Dorchester County, a son of the late James Lake Sr. and Mary Butler Lake. On July 12, 2003, he married the former Margaret Cephas Lake.
Ernest served in the United States Air Force from June of 1970 to August of 1971. He was employed as a truck driver for Hab Nabb Trucking for a number of years. He was currently employed at Sisco in Pocomoke.
He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing and drag racing, especially the Delmar track. Most of all, Ernest loved his family, especially his children, grandchildren and two beloved dogs, who were like his children. He was a former member of the Thunder Guard Motorcycle Club.
He is sur vived by his wife, Margaret Cephas Lake of Hurlock; four children: Tervonda Lake Harris and her husband Herbert of North Carolina, Shonda Lake of Seaford, DE, Ernest Lake Jr. and his wife Sharonda of Laurel, and Angie Dotson Cephas and her husband Derrick of Hurlock; a step son Leon Lofland III of Salisbury; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers: Thomas Lake, Clayton Lake and Richard Lake and his wife Elizabeth; three sisters: Doris Palmer and her husband Leonard, Patricia Lake, and Marian Jones, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Marcus Lake.
Funeral Services was held on Saturday, July 9, at the Great Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church, with Pastor Wanda Lake and Reverend Chester Friend officiating. Interment took place on Monday, July 11, at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock.
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ERNEST CLEVON LAKE SR.