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John Franklin Drake

August 23, 1993 July 26, 2019
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Andrews:
John “John John” Franklin Drake, 25, died Friday, July 26, 2019, in an automobile accident in Georgetown County.
Mr. Drake was born in Charleston on August 23, 1993, the son of Theresa Donnelly Teetor (Bobby) and John Evert Drake (Deborah DuPont Lattin). He grew up in Charleston, moved to Andrews in 2001, and graduated from Williamsburg Academy. He had served in the Marine Corps and was employed as a crane operator for Nucor Steel. He loved life and lived it to the fullest making his family and friends smile. His life revolved around his daughter Lacey. He loved Black River where he spent endless hours fishing.
Mr. Drake was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, George Donnelly; his paternal grandparents, John H. Drake and Gloria Holmquist Drake.
Surviving are: his mother of Kingstree; his father of Andrews; a daughter, Lacey Isabella Drake; a sister, Betty Anderson (David) of Elgin; his maternal grandmother, Betty Donnelly of Andrews; two nephews, Kenneth and Jackson Anderson; and a special cousin, Joseph Donnelly; and a number of Aunts and Uncles.
Funeral services will be two o’clock Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. Officiating will be Pastor Rev. Marty Hodge and Pastor John Dodd. Burial will be Union Presbyterian Churchyard in Salters on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at three o’clock.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Tuesday from one until two o’clock at the funeral home.
Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
The family suggests donations to his daughter’s college fund the Lacey Drake College Fund c/o Bank of Greeleyville, 209 Martin Luther King Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556.


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Visitation

Tuesday

30

Jul

1:00 PM 7/30/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home

409 S. Morgan Avenue
Andrews, SC 29510

Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home
409 S. Morgan Avenue Andrews 29510 SC
United States

Service

Tuesday

30

Jul

2:00 PM 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home

409 S. Morgan Avenue
Andrews, SC 29510

Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home
409 S. Morgan Avenue Andrews 29510 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Presbyterian Churchyard Final Resting Place

4501 Martin Luther King Jr. Hwy.
Salters, SC 29590

4501 Martin Luther King Jr. Hwy. Salters 29590 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lacey Drake College Fund

c/o Bank of Greeleyville
209 Martin Luther King Avenue
Kingstree, SC 29556
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