Donnie DrakeDecember 8, 1955 ~ February 24, 2017 (age 61)
Donnie Drake, 61 of Morgantown, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord Friday February 24, 2017 at Hospice of Southern Kentucky. He was born on Thursday December 8, 1955 in Butler County Kentucky to the late Thurman "Dee" Drake and Celia Lynn Warren Drake who survives. Donnie was a Butler County High School graduate Class of 1973, a member & former deacon of Cool Springs General Baptist Church, owned and operated Drake's Contracting for 30 years, a member of Gideon's International Butler/Edmonson Camp, Cassia Masonic Lodge #272 and a avid University of Kentucky fan. Other than his father he is preceded in death father in law William T. Vincent and mother in law Ann Vincent White and grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins.
Donnie Drake is survived by his wife Edna Gail Vincent Drake of Morgantown, Ky.; one daughter Jennifer Gail Drake Robbins (Dennis) of Morgantown, Ky.; one grandson and his best buddy Jace Levi Robbins of Morgantown, Ky.; mother Celia Drake of Morgantown, Ky.; one sister Marquette Grubb (Danny) of Morgantown, Ky.; one brother Robert Drake (Phyllis) of Morgantown, Ky.; four nieces Bridget Abell (Thomas) of Pikeville, Ky. and Amanda Moore (Jordan) of Morgantown, Ky.,Melanie Covington (Michael) of Greenville, Ky. and Stacey Stewart of Indiana and two nephews Chad Grubb (Elizabeth) of Morgantown, Ky. and Tim Wright (Linzi) of Greenville, Ky.; three uncles Jay Russell Drake (Janice) of Cromwell, Ky., Robert Drake (Pat) of Cromwell, Ky. and John Richard Warren of Morgantown, Ky.; one aunt Jolene Johnson (Les) of Beaver Dam, Ky.; three sister in laws Mary Wright (Charles) of Greenville, Ky., Barbara Vincent of Greenville, Ky. and Ruby Stewart (Ken) of Manitou, Ky.; step father in law Dayton White of Greenville, Ky. and several cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 1:00pm with Bro. Chris Vaught and Bro. Joe Tolbert officiating. Burial will be in the Cool Springs Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday February 27, 2017 from 2:00pm - 8:00pm and Tuesday from 8:00am until funeral time at 1:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Donnie at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Gideon's International P.O. Box 195 Morgantown, Ky. 42261 or Hospice of Southern Kentucky 5872 Scottsville Road Bowling Green, Ky. 42104