February, 2006


Ben Blake


inmemory benblakeThe Ben Blake Endowed Scholarship has been established in honor of Benjamin LaRay Blake, who passed away in February of 2006 after giving much to the Midland community during his 28 years of residence here.


Since 1983, Mr. Blake worked for Barbara Fasken, and later for her Family Trust and Limited Partnership, now known as Fasken Oil and Ranch, Ltd. He was the Assistant General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Fasken Oil, and served as a trustee of several Fasken family trusts.


He also served as Chairman of the Prairie Foundation's Grants committee, in which his actions benefitted many people in the community. He was greatly respected for his wisdom and knowledge, and appreciated for his patient and gentle manner.


The Ben Blake Endowed Scholarship will assist Midland College students who are majoring in accounting.


If you wish to make an online gift in his memory, Give a Gift or, you may mail your memorial to:


3600 N. GARFIELD • MIDLAND, TX 79705


3600 N. GARFIELD · MIDLAND, TX 79705-6399 · 432.685.4526

(FAX) 432.685.4714