Cecil L. Drake


Cecil L. Drake, 79, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Clinton, passed away at his residence on Monday, July 8, 2019.
He was born in Clinton on May 5, 1940, to Ralph and Martha Walker Drake.
He was a former employee of Pfizer Company.
He was a Navy veteran having served during the Korean era. He was a member of the American Legion Krietenstein Post 104 and the VFW Auxiliary 972. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge Humboldt 42 in Terre Haute and the Zorah Shrine.
Cecil was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry Drake; a sister, Carolyn Wilson; and Della Drake.
He is survived by a son, Douglas Drake Sr. of Fairbanks, Alaska; two daughters, Paula Drake of Louden, Tenn., and Darcie Drake of Terre Haute; two brothers, Ralph Drake of Tacoma, Wash., and Tim Drake of Clinton; a sister, Sandra Areson of Tell City; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Frist Funeral Home. Masonic service will be at 3 p.m. Military rites will follow.
The funeral service will follow with Reverend Troy Teague officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, C/O Frist Funeral Home, P.O. Box 345, Clinton, IN 47842. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to www.fristfuneralhome.com
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Published on July 10, 2019
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Myrthel Frye
Jul 11, 2019
May our loving God be with all the family during this time, try to not grieve for Cecil, he is going home. God Bless always