Coy Allen Drake, 58 - Parkersburg

Coy Allen Drake, 58, of Parkersburg, died at 4:36 a.m., Sunday, November 30, 2003, in the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, after a short illness.

He was born December 4, 1944, at Left Hand, a son of the late Ralph Howard "John" and Ottis Vieva Ledsome Drake. Mr. Drake was a laborer.

Survivors include his twin brother, Roy Ray Drake of Starke, FL; brothers, Paul Drake and Ralph Junior Drake both of Left Hand, Robert L. Drake of Little Hocking, Oh and Roger Drake of Rittman, OH; sisters, Norma Jean Nichols of Clover and Wanda Lee Truman of Waldo, FL; nephew, Ricky Ledsome and his wife, Carolyn and her son, William Toncray, Jr. of Parkersburg; longtime friend, Kay Sprouse and her son, Donnie of Parkersburg; several additional nephews and nieces.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Tammy Sue Drake; sister, Betty Bradley.

A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clover Cemetery, Clover, with the Rev. Daniel R. "Danny" Whited officiating. Friends may call at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, from noon until 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

John H. Taylor Funeral Home