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Frank Drake Jr., Obituary

Frank Drake Jr., 81, of Columbia, Tenn., died June 15, 2012.

He was the retired owner of Drake Bonding Co.

He was preceded in death by parents, Frank, Sr. and Gladys Parker Drake; and sister, Linda Drake Brown. Mr. Drake is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Drake of Columbia, Tenn.; daughters, Margaret Guice of Destin, Fla., Jeanie Ling of Lynnville, Tenn., Faye (David) Caceres and Lynn Dobbs both of Columbia, Tenn.; brother, Grover Drake of Dickson, Tenn.; sister, Elnora Brown of Franklin, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted June 18, 2012 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Raymond Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Randy Johnson, Sam Perry, Leroy Mosley, Michael Davis, David Caceres, Kevin Ling, Jim Rhodes, John Ray Matlock and Jacob Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Van Dobbs, Jace Coleman, Adam Petty, Keith Davis, Darrell Gilliam, Kenneth Ling, Jimmy Gilliam, Joe Johnson and William Myers.

The family would like to express a special thanks to all the caregivers.

Memorials may be made to Willowbrook Hospice or to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.

06/21/2012, Williamson Herald

Posted on: 6/19/2012


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