Joseph Lee Drake
1988 - 2021
BORN
1988
DIED
2021
Joseph Lee Drake, age 33, of Ramona CA, passed away on August 8th, 2021. Joe was born on June 20th, 1988 in Tucson, AZ. He was a 2006 graduate of Cienega High School. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 2006 to 2012, and retired as an MK2. He was very skilled in his career as a Port Engineer, supporting the U.S. Navy. Joe lived a fulfilling life as a loving father, husband, son, and brother.



Joe is survived by his wife, Monica Drake, and his 4 children, Gavin Drake (11), Adalynn Drake (5), Wyatt Drake (4), and Everly Drake (2). He is also survived by his parents, siblings, and many additional family members and friends who loved him very much.



A celebration of life will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:45pm

Veteran Military Honors

Miramar National Cemetery

5795 Nobel Dr

San Diego, California 92122



Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 10:00am

Celebration of Life

First Congregational Church

404 Eighth St

Ramona, California 92065



Immediately following:

Wall Ceremony and Reception at

VFW Post 3783

2247 Kelly Ave.

Ramona, California 92065
Published by MilitaryTimes.com on Sep. 20, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
24
Celebration of Life
2:45p.m.
Veteran Military Honors Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Nobel Dr, San Diego, CA
Sep
25
Service
VFW Post 3783
2247 Kelly Ave., Ramona, CA
Sep
25
Celebration of Life
10:00a.m.
First Congregational Church
404 Eighth St, Ramona, CA
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RIP Shipmate, we have the watch. Thank You for your service. Fair Winds and Following Seas. Semper Paratus mw
Matt W, CWO/ENG, USCG Ret.
Work
September 22, 2021
Never thought my bestest friend from 2nd grade is gone i love you bubba hope ur at piece best friend...
Douglas wald
Family
September 21, 2021
Always remembered, never forgotten
Nancy A. Wald
Friend
September 21, 2021
My thoughts go out to his family. Joe was a good shipmate and good man to know
Matt. Posten
Work
September 21, 2021
Joseph we miss you. Our hearts are broken. Please rest easy nephew.
Rick, Toni and Megan Apple
Family
September 21, 2021
I'm missing you my brother.
Edward Swanson
Friend
September 20, 2021
Joe ,You Left Us Far Too Soon And We All Mis You ! The Only Peace I Find In Your Passing Is That I Know That You Are In A Far Better Place And We All Will See You Again . I Was As Proud Of You As If You Were My Own Son ! Give Your Grand Pa A Big Hug From Me And Tell Him That We Will All Be Seeing One Another In An Upcoming Day . Rest In Peace Joe, You Are Loved .
Tom Benton
Friend
September 20, 2021
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