Lake Reed McIntosh

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February 26, 2001 ~ August 27, 2023

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Lake Reed McIntosh, 22, entered into rest on Sunday, August 27, 2023.

An Asheville native, Lake was a son of Trisha Wells McIntosh and Mark Timothy McIntosh. Lake owned and operated his own business, Lake McIntosh Concrete Pumping. In his free time, he loved fishing and playing basketball.

In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by his sister, Chelsea Bridges; brother, Riley McIntosh; and paternal grandparents, Debbie McIntosh and Charles Allen McIntosh. Lake was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jessie Kirkpatrick and Ralph Wells.

The memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 30, at 4:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. The Rev. Jerry Hensley will officiate.


Memorial Service: August 30, 2023 4:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. I can’t begin to imagine what Lake’s family and friends are suffering. My deepest sympathy for your loss.

    • Very sorry to hear about Lake. He always had a great attitude. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the McIntosh family.

    • May God surround you with loving arms of grace and give you the strength to go this journey of grief. I’m holding all who loved Lake in prayer.

  2. So very sorry to hear this. My prayers are with you and your family! God is with you!!! He will give you peace.

  3. Prayers for peace. My thoughts are with everyone whose life he touched. Prayers for the family and friends

  4. Mark, Charlie, Tanya and family.

    We are so heartbroken, and sorry for the loss of Lake. Sending all of our love and prayers.

  5. Dear Debbie and Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss. May God embrace you during this difficult time. You will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Trish, our deepest condolences are with you. Lake was a hard working respectful good man! Our hearts our shattered hearing this News. Our prayers go out to the whole family during this devastating time.

  7. We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of lake. Death is always hard but especially when it is someone so very young. We are hoping God wraps his arms around the family so they can feel his presence. It is always the hardest for those of us that are left behind.

  8. Words are I inadequate to express my sorrow for your loss. I know personally how much you loved him and he could not have had a better Mother. My God give you and him peace!! Love you Trish. My heart is with you.

  9. Lake was such a light in the family and he will be so greatly missed. We love you all so much and our prayers are with the the entire family. May God wrap His arms of love and comfort around each of you.

    Jon & Angela

  10. Trish,Charley,Debbie, Im so very sorry to here about Lake may God be with you all prayers for the Mcintosh family

  11. We are so saddened at the passing of Lake. Praying God’s peace and comfort be with all the family at this time and in the days ahead.

  12. My deepest condolences for your immeasurable loss. I know your hearts are broken as mine is for you all. Praying for grace during this difficult time.

  13. Allison Family
    Our hearts are with the family in this time of grief and
    Very difficult time. Shocked and for sure no understanding
    Of this time of burden we are sharing with you all. Please
    Let us know how we can be of help in your grief and needs.
    Our prayers and thoughts are continually with you and our Love!

  14. Tanya, I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. May God’s grace carry you through these darkest of days.

  15. I am so sorry for the loss of Lake. I send my deepest condolences to the McIntosh family. I will be keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. We are praying for each of you. We are very sorry for your loss. Lake was loved very much by us.

  17. Trisha, there are no words to ease your unimaginable pain but please know my heartfelt love and prayers are going out for you and the family. Lots of love, Eva

  18. I cannot imagine the pain and loss you all must be feeling. I am praying for peace and comfort through our Lord Jesus Christ.

  19. May the road rise to meet you.
    May the wind always be at your back .
    May the sun shine warm upon your face.
    And rain fall soft upon your fields.
    And until we meet again, may god hold you in the hollow of his hand.

    Author unknown

  20. Trish! We are sadden to hear about the loss of your son Lake. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers We love you. ❤️

  21. I just can’t believe he’s gone… I worked with Lake and his grandfather, Charlie, and saw such a bright future for the young concrete pumper. Lake had that rare hard-working, good attitude that made him easy to be around and want to root for him. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Miss you, Lake. RIP

  22. My son, Jacob, went to elementary school with Lake. We are both heartbroken over his passing. He was a sweet and kind friend to Jacob and will always be remembered. Lifting up his mother and siblings in light and prayers during this awful time.

  23. Lake was in my first grade class at Hominy Valley. I remember how he reached my summer challenge, so I could take him out to dinner. He was a very special young man. My heart is broken for his family and friends. I will continue to pray for God’s peace for all of them.

  24. Lake Our beautiful Grandson
    No words will ever be said to describe the pain we fill or the Love we have for you .
    We Love You FOREVER

  25. Lake Our beautiful Grandson
    No words will ever be said to describe the pain we fill or the Love we have for you .
    We Love You and will forever.

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