Ronald Larry Drake, 63, of Etowah died Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Robert Alburn Drake and Grace Huggins Drake.
He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his daughter and son-in-law.
Mr. Drake is survived by his four children, Scotland Hayes Drake of Hendersonville; Ronald Larry Drake II and wife, April, of Etowah; Destiny Rollins and husband, Mark, of Lancaster, SC; and Brigette Weitz and husband, Matt, of Rutherfordton; six grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Drake and David Drake; and one sister, Betty Osteen.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Thursday, January 12, 2012 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Reverend Jimmy Owens will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the home of June Metcalf, 21 Chris View Lane off Gilliam Mountain Road in Edneyville.
Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012
Time: 3:00 pm
Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home
Following the service, the family will receive friends at the home of June Metcalf, 21 Chris View Lane off Gilliam Mountain Road in Edneyville.