In memory of
John Frank Drake
John Frank Drake, age 89, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on October 14, 2016. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 25, 1927. He is predeceased by his parents, the late William Erwin Drake, and Mary Louise Morgan Drake; siblings Thomas A. Drake, and William E. Drake, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Claire Jeter Drake; three children, John F. Drake, Jr. (Syble), Daniel D. Drake (Janice-deceased); grandchildren John III, David (Angela), Roy (Melissa), Darrell and Jayson; great grandchildren John Gavin Drake, Breauna Drake, Caden Drake, Roy III, Sabrina; and numerous nieces and nephews. John retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service as a Senior Master Chief and then retired from the U. S. Post Office after 20 years. He was a lifelong member of VFW Post 6640. He will be greatly missed by all those he loved. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation with the family at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home; 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana from 9:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday October 22, 2016 with a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am in the Leitz-Eagan chapel. Interment will follow at St. Louis #3 Cemetery in New Orleans, LA. Condolences may be left for the family at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com
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