Donald L. Drury

December 24, 1935February 20, 2013
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Donald L. Drury, 77, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. He was born December 24, 1935, in Evansville, to the late Joseph and Iona (Snively) Drury.

He served three years in the US Marine Corp and three years in the US Army. He retired from USF Holland and was a member of the Riverbend Association, Owls, and American Legion Post 265. He enjoyed playing golf and cutting up with his friends. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, attending their school and sporting events. He liked walking his dogs in the park and taking vacation trips with his family and friends.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Kenny Drury.

He is survived by his partner-in-life, Carolyn Drury; daughter, Shari (Mark) Weinzapfel of Evansville; grandchildren, Olivia, Adam, Roman, Dalton and Cameron; brother, Joe (Joyce) Drury of Fountain City, IN; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Drury of Evansville; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Tony Drury, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank Dr. David Harris and his staff for all they did and Deaconess Hospice for their kind help.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be made online at


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, February 22, 2013

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Jack Thornton

February 25, 2013

In my life I've been fortunate to meet a few special people. Don will be in my memory forever.

dennis thomas

February 23, 2013

r.i.p. don you were a great friend of the thomas family you will be missed by all.

Kara and Zeb McCandless

February 22, 2013

Thoughts and prayers from Jacksonville, FL.

Bryan Will

February 22, 2013

Carol and Sherry, We will keep you and your family in our prayers.... I remember seeing Don but never really got to know him very well. God Bless You

Bob Fetscher

February 22, 2013

May God give you strength during this time of sorrow. He will be sorely missed by all friends that knew and loved him, to many of us he was more like a brother. Great memories of wonderful times.

February 22, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Carol. What a great guy Don was!! He will sadly missed. God bless, Steve and Kathy Hamer

Vicki (daughter of Martha Snively) Dawson (Nichols)

February 22, 2013

Even though I never met him, he was part of our family.. I am sorry that I missed out on getting to know him..He is with Our Lord now and in no more pain.


February 22, 2013

We will miss his sense of humor...he was a very good friend. We will always remember you, Carol, and him following the Budget Truck all the way to Jacksonville, Fl. There are just too many wonderful memories and good times to mention. God Bless!