Douglas Drake

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Douglas Jackson Drake, 76, of Silsbee, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home. Funeral service was Monday, August 14 at Farmer funeral Home with burial following at Frank’s Branch Cemetery in Fred.A lifelong resident of the area, he worked for several businesses in Silsbee including E.M. Simmons and Clifton Caraway at Caraway Auto Sales as a paint and body man. Later on, he worked for Charles Riley Logging of Doucette, until he moved on to work for himself as a logger for many years until he retired. Survivors include his daughters, Tammy McGallion and husband Jerry, Becky Jeff coats and husband Bubba, Maggie Duhonand husband Eddie, and April Drake, all of Fred and Indi Buschof Drakeville; sons, Walter Drake and wife Molly Curtis Drake and wife Haven, all of Drakeville; brother, Dale Drake of Zapata;and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren

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