Lonnie A. Drayton, Sr.
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AGE: 56 • Vincetown
Lonnie A. Drayton, Sr., 56, of Vincentown died unexpectedly on Friday, November 16th, 2012 while working in Seminole, TX.
He was the son of Arthur Drayton, Sr. of Vincentown and the late Thelma Becker Drayton and the husband of Nancy DiAgostino Drayton. He had lived in both the Vincentown and Bridgeton areas.
Lonnie had been employed as an over the road truck driver for Oakley Trans. Co. in Lake Wales, FL for 36 years. He had also worked for Lee Transport in Elmer, Eisco Environmental in Swedesboro and New World Van Lines in Cranbury. A 1975 graduate of Shawnee High School in Medford he was also a General Motors mechanic and had worked for Halliburton Corp. in Mt. Laurel.
In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by a son, Lonnie A. Drayton, Jr., a daughter, Nancie R. Drayton and a grandson, Jose L. Drayton all of Bridgeton; two brothers, Arthur E., Jr., and Dale L. Drayton both of Vincentown and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway # 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. on Friday, Nov. 30th at 7:30 PM. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 6 to 7:30 PM. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com
Published in Courier-Post on Nov. 28, 2012