BRUCE A. DRAKE
DEXTER – Bruce Alton Drake, 68, went to be with the Lord December 18, 2005. He was born November 8, 1937 at Dover-Foxcroft a son of Bruce F. and Marie (Morin) Drake. He was a graduate of Foxcroft Academy and entered the Air Force at the age of 17, retiring after 23 years as a computer operator. Bruce was manager for Superior Fence Company for 7 years, and was employed by Crosby & Neal for 3 years, retiring this summer due to failing health. He was a member of the Chadbourne-Merrill Post #29 American Legion of Dover-Foxcroft, and the Guilford Center Baptist Church. Bruce also attended the First Free Baptist Church in Dexter.
He is survived by his wife, Sunnie (Easler) Drake of Dexter; a son Patrick of Boonesboro, Maryland; a daughter Tess Anderson of Hudson; 2 step-sons, Kirt Lorom of Dexter, and Lee Lorom of Anchorage, Alaska; a brother, Frank Drake of Crystal Falls; a sister, Mina Quirk of Ohio; 10 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and many friends.
At his request, there will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held 11 A.M. Thursday, December 22nd, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street, Dexter, with the Rev. Will Walters officiating. Spring interment will be in the Dow Cemetery, East Dover. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main Street, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086.
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