Sherley E. “Duck” Drake 78, of Island, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his home in Island. Sherley Edward Drake was born May 28, 1942 in Island to the late Ernest and Essie Lillian Bolton Drake and was married to the former Barbara Ann Conrad on December 3, 1959. He was owner and operator of Drake’s Trucking and attended Knobbs Church of God of Prophecy. Sherley enjoyed NASCAR and raising his donkeys. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Holly Schindler.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Barbara Ann Drake; daughter, Vicki Hughes and her husband Jerry of Island; a son, Stu Drake and his fiancée Sandy Willis of Livermore; three grandsons: Chad Hughes, Brad Hughes, and Darrell Wayne Reed; and five great grandchildren: Gracie, Connor, Maxwell, Myles and Shelby Grace.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Kyle Stroud officiating. Burial will be in the Island Community Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Sherley’s family from 10:30 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Musters in Livermore. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity for Sherley’s visitation and funeral service will be limited in accordance with state guidelines. Due to the Governor’s mandate, masks or facial coverings are required during all services.
Sherley’s services will be streamed live on www.musterfuneralhomes.com at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday.
The Sherley E. Drake family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Island Community Cemetery Fund; C/O Susan Edmonds; 125 East Broadway; Island, Kentucky 42350. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore.
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Island Community Cemetery Fund
C/O Susan Edmonds; 125 East Broadway, Island KY 42350