• Schoen Funeral Home
    New Orleans, LA
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J Madison Drake 1949 - 2014

J Madison Drake

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Friday, February 07, 2014
We will be there soon to celebrate your life Uncle Ducky. We miss you so very much.
Friday, February 07, 2014
We will be there soon to celebrate your life Uncle Ducky. We miss you so very much.
Friday, February 07, 2014
Marlane, So glad we had the privilege of knowing JM. He had a great smile & enjoyed visiting with him. Will be missed
Thursday, February 06, 2014

My buddies from the Highty-Tighty Class of 71 have talked eloquently about the bond we all shared with Jay. They are certainly correct on that, and we have many fond memories for sure. But Randy Bacon and I share something a little different with Jay, as we were all Aerospace Engineering majors. I can never forget having a quarter long class around building a “model” airplane that had to fly without an engine. I was probably in way over my head. But somehow, with Jay and Randy's and help, I got that degree and for that I will be forever grateful. So while I will always remember Jay for the fun times we had in the band, I'll also never forget it was he who played such a big role in my getting that Aerospace Engineering degree. Thanks Jay. We will all miss you.

Marlene - please know that you and Jay are in Betty and my thoughts.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
I just knew him for his tennis and his always friendly court demeanor. J.M. will be sorely missed. He was an inspiration in friendliness and encouragement and a joy to be on a tennis team with. A real "good guy" who didn't deserve to die young.
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Jay & a few HT-71 mates Oct 2006 Drakes, Campbells & Levins enjoying a Reunion

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