Brian Christopher Drye

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Brian Christopher Drye

KANNAPOLIS - Brian Christopher Drye, 41, went home to be with his Savior and Lord Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.

Brian was born on Aug. 9, 1972 in Salisbury. He was the son of Alvin Drye, Jr. and Barbara Sellers Drye of Gold Hill. Brian was a US Navy veteran having served on the USS George Washington Air Craft Carrier. He was employed as a Walgreens Manager. Brian was a member of Franklin Heights Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by grandfather, Woodrow Sellers and great-grandparents, Herbert A. Drye and Eva Trexler Drye.

In addition to his parents, Brian is survived by his wife, Susan Pickett Drye; three children, Ryne, Reagan and Brooklyn Drye, all of the home; grandparents, Alvin Drye, Sr. and Louise Drye of Gold Hill; grandmother, Brenda Sellers of Rockwell; father and mother-in-law, Tom and Karen Pickett of Salisbury; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Farrah Pickett and daughters Caroline and Megan of Raleigh; grandmother-in-law, Lillian Wehrle of Salisbury and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.

Service: A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Franklin Heights Baptist Church. Rev. Jim Griggs will officiate. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at the Salisbury National Cemetery.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Lady's Funeral Home.

Memorials: The family requests memorials be made to Franklin Heights Baptist Church, Youth or Children's Program, 526 Wright Avenue, Kannapolis, NC 28083 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Remembrances for the family may be made to

Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting Brian's family.

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Lady's Funeral Home
268 North Cannon Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 933-2131
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Published in Salisbury Post on Oct. 11, 2013
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