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Drake, Donald G. Drake
Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, September 27,
WATERFORD - Donald G. Drake, 77, of Virginia
Street, Waterford, died at
2:06 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 25, 2007) at Muskingum
Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, Beverly.
He was born May 5, 1930, in Waterford, a son of
Chester Drake and Ida
Roberts Drake Davis. He had been a paramedic and
fireman for the M&M Fire
Department in McConnelsville, and later was an
inspector for the Washington
County Health Department. He graduated from
Waterford High School in 1948.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and
was stationed in
Germany. He was a member of the Waterford United
Methodist Church and
American Legion Post 389.
On Feb. 10, 1973, he married Priscilla Burk
Drake, who survives.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Matt Jones
and wife, Angie, of
Crozet, Va.; one daughter, Lynne Sheets and husband,
Gordon, of Bartlett,
Ohio; four grandchildren, Amanda, Jedidiah, Chelsea,
and Adam; and one
brother, Gerald Drake and wife, Kathryn, of Veto,
He was preceded in death by his parents and a
brother, Glenn Drake.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday
at McCurdy Funeral Home,
Beverly, with the Rev. Russell White officiating.
Burial will be in
Waterford Cemetery with military services at the
grave. Visitation is from 2
to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.