Our loving brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Drew Thomas Rawlins, 56, passed away peacefully and suddenly on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Willow Glen Care Center, where he was affectionately known as the "Big Boss."
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Drew was born July 18, 1957, in Boise, Idaho, a son of Reed L. and Ethel Scott Rawlins. Drew lived in Meridian, Idaho, Trenton, Corinne, Manti and Brigham City, Utah.
He was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and faithfully bore his testimony often. Drew was a member of the Special Needs Seminary and enjoyed the Willow Glen Family Nights. He also was a member of the LINC Life Skill Group of Brigham City.
Drew enjoyed watching TV and loved to sing with the "Sing Along Group" at Willow Glen. He was the poster child for the Special Olympics in 1985. Drew's favorite drink was Sprite.
The family would like to thank Willow Glen Care Center staff for their loving care of Drew for 5 ½ years and the many who touched his life.
Surviving four siblings, Alaine (Maurice) Carter, West Corinne; Marsha (Joe Weeks) Rawlins, Lewiston; Scott (Karen) Rawlins, Hyde Park; Daniel (Marylyn) Rawlins, Shelton, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Yvette Rawlins, Deanna (Dean) Robinson and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 South, Brigham City, Utah.
Viewings will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 18 and from 10 to 10:40 a.m. Saturday.
Interment will be in the Richmond Cemetery. Email condolences to www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com.
Published in Logan Herald Journal on July 17, 2014