Obituary of Brian L. Drake
Brian L. Drake, 54, of Grand Valley passed away on Friday morning November 15, 2019, at his parents’ home.
Brian was born on January 29, 1965, in Titusville to Lloyd Drake and the late Elizabeth A. “Betty” Watson Drake.
He was a graduate of Titusville High School, class of 1983, and Venango County Vo-Tech.
Brain was a talented machinist and spent over 20 years with Saegertown Manufacturing.
He attended the First United Methodist Church. Brian loved his family and enjoyed working in the garage with his sons fixing anything they needed fixed. He loved spending time with his dad, helping with projects around his childhood home. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, rooting for the Oakland Raiders, watching Mark Martin and NASCAR racing.
Brian was a volunteer for the Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his father and step-mother, Lloyd and Janice Drake of Grand Valley; 2 sons, Jeremy Drake and wife Julia of Pittsfield, Zachary Drake and wife Karlie of Clearfield; 6 grandchildren, Parker, Rebekah, Hunter, Haddie, Christopher, and Mackenzie Drake; a brother, John Madden and wife Kimberly of Georgetown, KY; a sister, Amy Drake Martz of Titusville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354 on Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM with a service to follow conducted by Rev. Larry Reitz, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Loomis Cemetery, Grand Valley.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, Grand Valley, PA 16420.