Herbert Kenyon Drew Jr.

August 9, 1925June 6, 2021

Herbert Kenyon Drew, Jr., 95, of St. Simons Island, departed this life Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Hospice of the Golden Isles. A graveside service will be Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10 am in Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens.

Born August 9, 1925 in Baxley, Georgia to the late Herbert Kenyon Drew, Sr. and Mary Lucile M. Drew, Kenyon was a US Army Veteran serving in Korea in a combat engineering battalion. After his discharge from the Army, Mr. Drew graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Landscape Architecture. He was superintendent of Saint Simons Water Department, worked in land surveying and then joined the Georgia Air National Guard where worked in crypto until retirement. He had been a resident of St. Simons Island since 1953 and was a member of St. Simons Island Methodist Church. Mr. Drew enjoyed photography, hunting, and was an avid wood carver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Lucile F. Drew and his stepmother Irene Drew.

Survivors include his son, Olin Griner Hall, III, and wife Debbie of St. Simons Island, two grandchildren, Kenyon Hall and Holly Hall, five great grandchildren, and a brother, James Jessie Drew of Holly Springs, NC.

Remembrances may be made to Disabled American Veterans. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


15 June

Graveside Memorial Service

10:00 am

Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens

5775 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia


Herbert Kenyon Drew Jr.

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Wiley and Mary Younce

June 9, 2021

Dear family,
Our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kenyon will be missed. He is a special person. Take care!
Love, Wiley and Mary Younce and family