Samuel Joseph Drake, 61, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. Sammy was born in Nash County to the late William Joseph and Elaine Manning Drake. Sammy loved fishing and woodworking and he will be dearly missed. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 22 years, Janice Drake; son, Samuel Joseph Drake, Jr.; daughter, Melissa Ann Drake; step-sons, Andy J. Weede and wife Amy, Alan S. Weede and wife Sofia; brother, Larry Drake and wife Betty Lou; 9 grandchildren;1 great-grandchild and many extended family members including aunts, uncles, and cousins.
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A visitation will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00pm at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Nashville with a funeral service taking place on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Cornerstone. Burial will take place at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations is honored to be caring for the Samuel Drake family and words of comfort may be shared at www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856
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1052 South First Street Nashville, NC 27856
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Feb. 24, 2014