Arthur H. Drake

Arthur H. Drake

Male 1941 - 2018  (77 years)

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  • Name Arthur H. Drake 
    Born 15 Mar 1941 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 2018 
    Age 77 years 
    Person ID I78421  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Arthur H. Drake, Jr. 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Darlene Gregory 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F54680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arthur H. Drake III, 77, of Orwell, NY passed away September 21, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY after a long battle with injuries resulting from an ATV accident in September of 2015. Arthur was born March 15, 1941 in Oswego, NY, the son of Darlene (Gregory) and Arthur H. Drake, Jr. He attended Pulaski High School. After his marriage in 1961, he moved to Orwell, NY where he resided until his death.

      He joined the Orwell Volunteer Fire Company in 1962, and was an active member for 56 years, 12 of those years, he served as chief. He was an honorary member of the Redfield Volunteer Fire Company, a member of the Oswego County ATV Club, and a charter member of the Stavemill Sportsmen’s Association. He retired from Laborers Union local 633. He owned and operated Drake’s Sharpshooters in Orwell, NY.

      Arthur was predeceased by his Sons Timothy (1984), Shawn (1990), and Scott (2013), and by his wife of 45 years, Jane (2006), and his brother David Drake (1987).

      He is survived by a sister, Sharon Coday of Clovis, New Mexico, 2 grandsons, Timothy and Shawn Drake, both of Florida, 1 niece, 6 nephews, and many close friends and colleagues.

      Calling hours will be Tuesday Sept. 25 from 4 to 7 PM. Funeral service will be Wednesday, Sept.26 at 11 AM, both to be held at Summerville Funeral Home, 1997 Harwood Dr., Sandy Creek, NY.

      Contributions in Art’s memory can be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Company or the Redfield Volunteer Company.