Kenton E. Drone (1937 - 2012)

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Kenton E Drone
4/17/1937 - 11/14/2012


Kenton E. Drone passed away at the age of 75 on November 14, 2012 in his home in Foresthill after a long battle with cancer.
Kenton was born on April 17, 1937 in Auburn, Calif., to the late Lendon E. and Wilma (Armstrong) Drone. He spent most of his life in Foresthill. He graduated from Placer High in 1954, attended Sierra College, and served 2 years in the U.S. Navy. He lived in Sacramento for 20 years before retiring to Foresthill.
Kenton was a Jobber for Atlantic Richfield Oil Co., retiring in 1979. In Foresthill, he served as Chairman and a member of the Foresthill Forum, and director of the Foresthill Fire Dept. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and traveling with his wife Jo Ann. He loved baseball and played in his younger years. He and Jo Ann have enjoyed their home in Arizona in the winter months, golfing, dancing, and exploring the desert.
Kenton is survived by his wife of 55 years Jo Ann, 2 children Kevin Drone, Pamela Cubbler (Joe), five grandchildren, Stephen Cubbler (Jessica), Michelle Roper (Ryan), Levi Cubbler, William Drone (Ashley), Emily Dollar (Brian); and seven great grand-children.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the Foresthill Memorial Hall on Saturday November 24, at 1:00 p.m. Donations, if desired, may be made to the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice or any .


Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Nov. 20, 2012
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