Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Mike Blades MICHAEL "MIKE" RANDOLPH BLADES, 70, died on Dec. 21, 2016. Born in Ohio on July 6, 1946 & raised in Las Vegas, NM from 2 ˝ until high school when he moved with his family back to Ohio during the 11th grade. He was a graduate of Whitehall Yearling High School and Dallas Baptist University; a US Army veteran. Michael was hired by Western Electric in 1965, took a promotion and moved to Dallas, TX in 1970 where he remained until 1991 when he moved back to Pickerington, OH with AT&T and resided with his family for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his father Clayton A. Blades; sisters Maria “Cookie”, Patricia Susan and Patricia Gay. Michael is survived by his mother Frances (Trujillo) Blades; children MacKenzie Dallas Blades, McKaila Austyn Blades, Michael Scott Blades, Tiffani Nicole Crawford; step-son Eric Raymond Viar; former wife Karen Blades; sisters Margaret (Steve) Bridge, Marie (Greg) Drummond & Linda (Mark) Olson brother Robin Blades; grandchildren Isabella Charlese Blades, Austin Michael Blades, Ryan Scott Blades, Ronald William Blades and Tyler Steven Blades.