Monday, July 18, 2016

Obituary - Raymond Wallace Drake

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Raymond Wallace Drake

Raymond Wallace Drake, 82, Nevada, MO passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 18, 2016 at his home in Nevada following a long illness. Raymond leaves behind his wife of 53 years, Carylon Sue Rutledge Drake. 

Raymond was employed by the Nevada Habilitation Center before retiring after 30 years of service. He also ran his own side business, Drakes Tree Services, until ill health forced him to close. His hobby was buying small engines and repairing them. 

He also loved spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife Sue, he is also survived by his children Robert Sharp, Hardy, AR, Angela Prine, Nevada and Donna Strack, Nevada; six grandchildren, Lee Prine, Shannon Lawrence, Jesse Luther, Correy Sharp, Brandon Sharp, and Colby Jones; six great-grandchildren, Cade Luther, Emily Lawrence, Aubrey Prine, Jayden Luther, Colton Lawrence, Ella Grace Sharp; several nieces and nephews; one sister, Earlene Randall. Preceded in death by his parents James Drake and Bertha Sewell, three sisters, Martha, Barbara, and D.A, three brothers, James, Sherwood, and Robert Drake, one grandchild, Micheal, Lawrence. There will be a private graveside service for the immediate family at Omar Cemetery at a later date.