Blake Briner, 22, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Lake Regional Health System, Osage Beach, Mo.
Blake was born the son of Allen Briner and Julia Thomas-Sensenich on Oct. 4, 1990, in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Chillicothe High School, Chillicothe, Mo., in 2009. He lettered for two years in wrestling at Chillicothe High School. Blake was employed by Cranmer Seamless Guttering, Chillicothe, Mo., as a laborer. He loved to hunt, fish, and be with his family.
Survivors include his parents Allen Briner and wife Marsha of Weston, Mo., and Julia Sensenich and husband Greg of Chillicothe, Mo.; fiance Katie Worman of Chillicothe, Mo.; two sons Bryson and Mason Briner of Chillicothe, Mo.; one sister Bambi Gannan and husband Andrew of Chillicothe, Mo.; one brother Marshall Briner and fiance Hannah Hughes of Dawn, Mo.; maternal grandparents John and Wanda Thomas of Chillicothe, Mo.; and paternal grandparents Richard and Dora Briner of Creston, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Marcella Briner.
Services will be held at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Wedensday, Aug. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, from noon until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blake Briner Childrens Education Fund and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.