Robert “Bob” Drake, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, August 30, 2014, in his 78th year.
Born in Mapleton, Ontario, on November 16, 1936 to the late Keith and Hazel (Roberts) Drake. Bob was a mechanic until his retirement.
Survived by wife Velda (nee Houston) Drake, daughters Debra (Jeff) Smaila of Mississauga, Barbara Drake (Donnie Kinnear) of P.E.I., grandchildren Brittney Smaila, Ryan Smaila, Tyler Drake, Tyshia Drake. Also survived by sisters Donna (John) Skoreiko of Edmonton, Alberta, Ann (Wilson) Dennis of St. Thomas, sister-in-law Eleanor Drake of British Columbia and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Charlie Drake and a sister Doreen Barker.
Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at 11:00 am, at Revealed Word Tabernacle, Allan Park. Pastor Dan Olsen officiating. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca