Self-Storage Owner Killed in Building-Renovation Mishap

Tim Blake, owner of A&W Storage in Jackson, Mich., died Sunday night while doing renovations in the 83-year-old, downtown Blake Building, of which he was co-owner.

Tim Blake, owner of A&W Storage in Jackson, Mich., died Sunday night while doing renovations in the 83-year-old, downtown Blake Building, of which he was co-owner. A marble stone fell on the 53-year-old while he worked on the 12th floor, according to Jackson Police Sgt. Jennifer Carter. Blake’s death is believed to be an accident, and police are uncertain how it occurred.  
 
Blake and his wife, Donna, bought the former Harris Building in February 2003 and have since been renovating its residential and commercial spaces. He did much of the work himself and lived on the 15th floor.
 
The Blakes also revamped the former Jackson Racquet Club, turning it into A&W Storage.

Source: MLive.com, Blake Building Owner Killed in Mishap

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