• Charles Everett Drake
    Charles Everett Drake

Charles Everett Drake

   Charles Everett Drake, 65, of Andrews, passed away at his home Saturday, March 17, 2018.
   Mr. Drake was born Oct. 25, 1952, in Asheville to the late John Carl Drake and the late Laura Styles Drake. Chuck was a wonderful man who was always ready to help anyone.
   He enjoyed working on guns, hunting and fishing.
   He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Bartlett; brothers, Richard Drake and Burl Drake. Survivors include a wife, Margaret Ann Chastain Drake; stepson Eddie (Lynnette) Huskins; brothers, Ted (Nancy) Drake, Blaine (Linda) Drake,John (Sandy) Drake and Tyron (Tammy) Drake; sister, Helen Davis, Cynthia (Horace) Biggs, Sue Lequire and Penny (Samuel) Shields; grandchildren, Stephen Hembree, Jordan Mathis, Caleb Edwards, Donavan Shaw and Kelsey Shaw; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family also survive.
   Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the Cochran Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Ralph Barnard and Patrick Odell officiating. Music provided by Sherry Dailey, Jason and Hillary Chastain.
   Interment followed in the Aquone Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Pallbearers were Jordon Mathis, Josh Hembree, Jim Dailey, Oden Watts, Ted Matoy and Tommy Styles. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Pullium, Mason Moore and Neil Woody.
   The family received friends at Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy from noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
   Arrangements were entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

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