OBITUARY

Virgil Ray Drake Sr.

August 30, 1936January 29, 2018
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Virgil Ray Drake, Sr., 81, of Lafayette, passed away early on Monday morning, January 29, 2018, at Lafayette General Hospital surrounded by his loving wife, Carole Drake. He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Carole Drake; three sons, Virgil R. Drake, Jr. and wife Debi Drake, Jefferson Lee Drake, and Brett Bish Drake; his mother, Evie Winn; one sister, Barbara Buxton and husband, Larry Buxton; two brothers, Clarence “Buck” Drake and wife Alice Drake, Roger Rivet and wife Mary Rivet; grandchildren are Dustin Drake, Gerard Drake, Therese Drake; along with many nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved dearly. Virgil Ray is preceded in death by his father, Lealon Drake. Services will be held at Hixson Snider Funeral Home of DeQuincy on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm with Bro. Jerry Hext officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, from 11:00am until the time of the service at Hixson Snider Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hyatt Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes .com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Virgil Ray Drake Sr.

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Barbie and Pit Pitman

February 2, 2018

So very sorry for his passing. I always enjoyed talking with him at Thanksgiving. He had such a funny and friendly soul. Best wishes and love to the family.

Dottie Brown

January 30, 2018

My prayers and love goes out to ALL of his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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