Richard Louis (Dick) Drew

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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  1. Robert Drew says:

    This is for my uncle Dick (Uncle George).

    He was such a kind and gentle soul (when he wanted to be). I have so memories of him, that I can’t express them all. They will keep going on and be remembered. I kept up with his Facebook postings every day, and I will in deed miss them.

    Again, all I can say is God Bless the Drew’s. I’m proud to say we are such a clan that loves and respects another.

    R.I.P. Richard Dick Drew.

    Your Nephew,

    Robert Drew, Las Vegas, NV

  2. Eve Barrett-Drew says:

    My husband is Uncle George’s (Richard Louis (Dick) nephew. I had the pleasure of meeting and knowing Uncle George for at least a decade prior to his passing away. I must confess that even though I never knew that Uncle George had the reputation of being a “ladies man” throughout most of his adult life, I wasn’t surprised by this because Dick did indeed have that “something” with the ladies! Upon meeting Uncle George and getting to know him over the years, I myself even began to develop a little crush on him, and subsequently Uncle George became MY favorite Uncle of The Drew Clan. Uncle George had a wonderful & creative way with words and his essays on Facebook and/or in emails and over the years his words delighted me and made me laugh so hard. He will be forever in my heart and I will sorely miss him forever.

    Much Love Always & Forever

    Eve Barrett-Drew
    Las Vegas, Nevada

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