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Robert "Dewey" Drake

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Robert "Dewey" Drake
June 6, 1922 - February 11, 2015
Dewey was born in Hendersonville, NC and was the son of the late Robert B. and Meta G. Drake. Deceased family members are a son David, of Alabama; three brothers, Ralph, Carroll, and Odell Drake; five sisters, Lille Mae "Lil" Hollingsworth, Louise Garren, Maude, Ruth and Lola Drake.
A Veteran of World War II, he entered the army in 1942 serving his country in the Pacific making a career in the military. He retired in 1963 to Naples, Fl. where he pursued his love of fishing.
Surviving are wife Lore and daughter Bobbie of the home; a son Dennis of Alabama; eight grand-children; nineteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Edith Nelson and Rachel Galloway.
Assisting the Family was the National Cremation and Burial Society of Fort Meyers, Fl.
Published in The Times-News on Oct. 4, 2015
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