Ashley Percival Blake (AshB), 36, of Big Sky, Montana died tragically on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. He was born Dec. 1, 1975 in Mazama, Wash. to Jason Blake and Kathie Holden.

He was preceded by his brother, Russ Skattum. Ashley is survived and beloved by his wife, Amanda (Meler) Blake; his mother, Kathie (Steve) Holden; father, Jason Blake; brother, Timothy Skattum; sister, Anna (Bill) Crocker; sister-in-law, Amber (Chris) Meler; and father-in-law, Jeffrey Laumann. He is also survived by many grandparents, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other family and friends.

A memorial to celebrate Ashley’s life was held on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at Big Sky Resort in the base area at 4 p.m., with a reception at By Word of Mouth restaurant.

Memorials may be sent to Ashley’s wife, Amanda Blake, at P.O. Box 161810, Big Sky, MT 59716.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.