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January 20, 1925 - July 2, 2022

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a private family memorial will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Dwelling, c/o the funeral home.

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Age 97, passed away at Kairos Dwelling on July 2, 2022. He was born in Dorr, MI, on January 20, 1925, the son of the late Ivan and Nancy (Barrier) Drake. George was a hard worker and dedicated husband, father and grandfather. He retired from the James River paper manufacturing company after forty-three years. When not working he loved to travel and explore new places. He enjoyed spending time in Florida where he would spend Winter. He had a passion for sports and enjoyed watching and playing all kinds. He also enjoyed board games and other hobbies. George lived a wonderful and fruitful life and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his son, Keith (Chantal) Drake; daughter, Gail Munn; three stepsons, Mike (Shirley) Powell, Mark (Cherie) Powell and Alan (Shirley) Sprague; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was also preceded in passing by his loving wife Bertha (Horrocks) Drake, a daughter, Yvonne Booth and several siblings.