Drew1Richard Louis (Dick) Drew, 77, passed away at his home on November 13, 2013 after losing his battle with cancer. He was born January 3, 1936 in Lawson, Missouri to Clarence Leon Drew Sr. and Emma Lee (Cheek) Drew. He graduated from Lawson High School in 1954. He served in the Navy in the South Pacific on the USS Cowell. Dick led an adventurous life, calling Missouri and Nevada his home. He enjoyed sports and cooking, especially barbecue. He lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his wife Caroline, son Randy (Lori) Drew, daughters Laura Gail Bernadot and Jennifer Drew all of Nevada, step children Jim Majors, Laura (David) Webb and Emma Majors-Singletary, brothers Leon (Mary), Gerry (Teri), James (Terry) and sister Patti (Marvin) Atkins, also many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Don.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Lawson Community Center on November 20th between 3pm and 6pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Liberty Hospital Hospice, P.O. Box 1002, Liberty, MO 64069.

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