Blake Kurgan

Born in Nashville, TN on August 31, 1989

Departed on November 28, 2018 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Blake Kurgan, age 29 of West Palm Beach, FL and formerly of Hendersonville passed away suddenly on November 28, 2018. Blake was born on August 31, 1989 in Nashville to Les and Nikki Kurgan.
He was constantly putting a smile on everyone’s face with his infectious laugh. He loved to joke around constantly, no matter who you were or how old you were. Blake also loved to fish, whether it was in the ocean or a small pond. He had a huge passion for sports, especially football and basketball. While attending Beech, he played all 4 years of varsity football.
Blake really liked to be outside no matter the weather; he loved to be in the mountains and snowboarding on fresh powder, but also living in warm weather where he could wear shorts year-round. He was full of love and sympathy and would give a stranger the shirt off his back because he was selfless and always put others before himself. Most importantly, his favorite time was being around his friends/family and loved ones because that’s just who he was, he had a big heart.
Blake was preceded in death by his grandfather, Billy Spain; uncle, Darren Spain; grandmother, Nina Byrd; and his aunt, Sandra Walker. He is survived by his parents, Les and Nikki Kurgan; brother, Kolby Kurgan; sister, Peyton Kurgan; grandmother, Jean Spain; aunts, Penny Hubbel, Tracey Sullivan and Julie Hulsey; uncles, Kevin Spain, Chuck Byrd and Ernie Kurgan; and a host of loving cousins and friends.
A Life Celebration Service honoring Blake will be held on Wednesday, December 5th at 1:00 P.M. from the Chapel of Cole & Garrett Funeral Home with Stephen Lorance officiating. Interment will follow in the Beech Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, December 4th from 3-7 P.M. and Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Live Love Nashville at Arrangements Entrusted To: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, 127 N. Main St., Goodlettsville (615)859-5231

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12 Comments to Mr. Blake Kurgan

  1. Ernie Kurgan
    November 30, 2018 2:47 pm

    You will be missed Blake Rest In Peace….will always love you…ernie and Kathy Kurgan ,Melissa baker and Christopher Kurgan

  2. Tyler Skraastad
    December 1, 2018 12:00 pm

    Rest In Peace Blake. You were an awesome guy. Have a cold one waiting bro!

  3. Susan and Alan Joyce
    December 2, 2018 12:07 pm

    Nikki and Les- I can’t begin to tell you how sorry Alan and I are about Blake! His precious face is seared in my mind as a young boy playing ball with Greg. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and will continue to be. May God’s gracious Grace and Peace surround and protect you!

  4. Jeff and Debbie Campbell
    December 2, 2018 8:17 pm

    Les and Nikki you all are in our thoughts and prayers, I remember when that handsome boy was born,I wish I could put my arms around you all. Jeff and Debbie Campbell. You know where I’m at same house and same work place.

  5. Donna Clark 0
    December 3, 2018 8:41 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time Blake was an awesome guy he will be missed by all my son Brett Clark thought a lot of Blake. He always had the best manners.

  6. B. Westrick
    December 3, 2018 5:58 pm

    Peyton, my condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  7. Valerie Johns, Brady Frey, Blake Frey
    December 4, 2018 10:46 am

    Nikki and Les, Kolby and Peyton….. We pray that God will comfort your family as only HE can during this tragic time.

  8. Phil Boeing
    December 4, 2018 10:57 am

    Phil Boeing

    I am so saddened by the passing of Blake. I pray for comfort and peace to his family and for all who knew and loved him. God only can bring healing to our broken hearts. I cherish my memories and I am thankful our paths crossed.

  9. Annette Lafayette
    December 4, 2018 11:21 am

    Nikki and Les my heart breaks over the loss of your oldest son. Blake sounds like a wonderful son who left you many great memories. May God be close to you and your family in the coming days ahead.

    God bless,
    Annette and Tommy Lafayette

  10. David Patton
    December 4, 2018 5:13 pm

    Les and Nikki…so very sorry for this great loss of your son. Please know our prayers and thoughts are
    with you during this very tough time. A donation has been made in your son’s honor to with
    the continued hope and prayers Blake’s memory will be the future of others.
    God Bless!

  11. J Wallace
    December 28, 2018 10:18 am

    Sorry to hear of the loss of Blake. My condolances to the family. A promise from God‘s word for the future of our friends and loved ones can bring a measure of comfort at this time. John 5:28,29

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