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Robert Marion Drake

August 5, 1940 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 80)



Robert M. Drake


Robert M (Bobby) Drake, 80, husband of 61 years to Donna Smith Drake passed away on December 16, 2020 after a brief illness.

He was born on August 5,1940 in Belton to Wade and Margie Drake. After graduating from Honea Path High School, he attended Erskine College and retired from the construction industry after a 40-year career.

He was a member of Mt Bethel Baptist Church having served as a Deacon, Sunday school teacher and on various committees. He also served on the Anderson County School District Two Board of trustees and on the Career Center Board.

He enjoyed cooking, reading, gardening, hunting, and doing for others.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Henry.

Survivors include his wife Donna, a son Tim and wife Pam, a grandson Matthew and wife Joanna, and three great-grandchildren, Rhett, Parker and Baby Drake (due in July 2021).

The family will be at respective homes

Graveside service will be held on Saturday December 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm at Mount Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by the Rev Mark Krieger. Visitation to follow the service while observing Covid-19 practices.

Memorials may be made to Mt Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 2603 Due West Hwy, Belton SC 29627

Cox Funeral Home is honored to serve the Drake family.

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Graveside Service
December 19, 2020

4:00 PM
Mt. Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
2603 Due West Highway
Belton, SC 29627

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