March 22, 1951 - December 8, 2021
DRAKE, Larry Eugene - 70 Larry Eugene Drake, 70, of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, December 8th 2021, at Franciscan Health East. Larry was born March 22nd 1951 in Lafayette to the late Francis Elmer Drake and Bertha May Drake (Williams). Larry worked as a custodian at Purdue University, in sanitation, and for a company called Reifers for many years before transitioning to a maintenance position with the company Edward Rose, where he worked for over 20 years before retiring. Larry was the youngest son born into a large family. As an adult he enjoyed being outdoors and fishing in his spare time. Larry was a quiet soul who was content staying home watching wrestling or football on the television with his companion Angel and their dog Foxy. He had a dry sense of humor at times and never passed up a chance to spend time with his family, he especially enjoyed seeing his brothers/sisters and extended family at reunions where he was known to play a prank or two. Larry always had the biggest smile for his granddaughter Domanique and cherished the time he spent with her. He will be truly missed by those he loved and knew, however in the end those we have lost are never far from us, and though we may not be able to see them or feel their touch, we must trust they are always there guiding us through the dark. Larry is survived by his brother, James “Jim” Drake Sr. of Lafayette, Fred (Maudie) Stinebaugh of Fort Scott Kansas. Also Surviving are his companion Angel Jones of Lafayette, his granddaughter Domanique Abraham and daughter Angela (Dameon) Larimer of Indianapolis, along with many nieces and nephews. Larry is preceded in death by his beloved brothers, Paul David Thompson, Charles Drake, Robert “Bob” Drake, Francis William “Bill” Drake; two sisters, Mescal Joan Boyd, Mary Ann Jennings; and two nephews, Jack “Dean” Sliger, William “Bill” Drake Jr. Private family services. Share memories and condoelncers at www.simplicity-funeralcare.com.
DRAKE, Larry Eugene - 70 Larry Eugene Drake, 70, of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, December 8th 2021, at Franciscan Health East. Larry was born March 22nd 1951 in Lafayette to the late Francis Elmer Drake and Bertha May Drake (Williams).... View Obituary & Service Information
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