James Christopher Drake

October 5, 1944January 9, 2020
Obituary of James Christopher Drake
Hephzibah, GA—Mr. James C. Drake, 75, entered into rest on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Drake retired from Phoenix Commercial Printing with over 25 years of service. He loved restoring old cars and woodwork. He served in the United States Army and was a disabled Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Drake is preceded in death by his parents, William and Catherine Drake;brother, Billy Drake; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Kirkland. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Freda E. Drake; son, Thomas Randy Kirkland Sr. (Anna); grandchildren, Jacquelin Coursey (Andrew), Randy “Rambo” Kirkland Jr. (Jessica), Tommy Kirkland; siblings, Linda Morris (Roy) and Kenny Drake (Mary); 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 6-8pm at Elliott Sons. Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home. Pallbearers who will honor Mr. Drake are Trevor Winters, Rolando Rivera-Gonzalez, Brian Taylor, Ronnie Morris, Joe Marby, Phillip Miles and Barney Morris.

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