Hometown: Beattyville, KY
Position: G Playing Height: 5-11
Date of Birth: March 22, 1893
Date of Death: November 13, 1944
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Obituary - Hubert Blakey Succumbs After Brief Illness, The Bradenton (Fl) Herald (November 14, 1944)
Was Prominent Member of Brandenton Bar for Several Years
Hubert McGuire Blakey, 51, prominent attorney of Brandenton, died at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, at his home, 120 Twenty-sixth street, after an illness of only about a week.
Born March 22, 1893 at Beattyville, Ky., Mr. Blakey was a son of the late Theo Blakey, also an attorney, and Mrs. Lula Beatty Blakey, who resides at Beattyville. He was a grandson of the late Theo Becker Blakey, and Mary Blakey of Russellville, Ky., and the late Capt. Jim Beatty and Lula McGuire Beatty of Beattyville.
He is survived by his wife, the former Eva Hieronymus of Beattyville; two sons, Hubert Hieronymus Blakey, Naval Reserve V-12, Mercer University, Macon; and Billy Becker Blakey, Brandenton High school student; his mother; and the following brothers: Theo and Henry Blakey, Akron; J.C. Blakey, Birmingham; G.T. Blakey, Beattyville; Frank Trimble Blakey, Army, Jackson, Miss. and a sister, Lula Blakey WAC, stationed at Asheville.
Mr. Blakey attended Centre College, Danville, Ky., where he starred in basketball and football. He graduated in law from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, where he was a member of SAE fraternity. He practiced his profession with his father at Beattyville before locating in Bradenton in December, 1925.
He served as Bradenton city attorney for six years. He was attorney for the County School Board, a position he held at the time of his death, and was also attorney for the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Manatee County.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian church, and was also affiliated with the Bar Association, Delta Theta Phi, an honorary legal fraternity, the Masons, Elks and Kiwanis club.
For some years after locating here he was a member of the law firm of Rice and Blakey, and in later years was senior member of the firm of Blakey and Daniel. His offices were in the Professional Building.
Funeral arrangements in charge of Turners' Funeral home have not been completed.