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Robert W. Drake

89, Indianapolis, passed away at his home on Thursday February 21, 2013. He was born in Bell Point, Kentucky to Granville and Emma Stamper Drake. Bob owned and operated Bob's Century Service on Bluff Road for over 40 years. He served in the US Army during WWII and was the recipient of a Purple Heart for being wounded while in France. He was preceded in death by his wife, Reva Pasley Drake and his beloved dog, Daisy. Bob is survived by his stepson, Donald Caldwell; step grandson, Shawn Caldwell; step granddaughter, Holly Caldwell; step great grandson, Jacob Caldwell; step nephew, Larry Pasley; caretaker and companion, Rageanne Smedley and her children, Alyssa, Deadra, Alaynia, Bubby and Shaylee Lou "Smiley".

Visitation will be Thursday February 28, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Daniel F. O' Riley Funeral Home with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be shared at orileyfuneralhome.com.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 27, 2013
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