On Friday, May 24, 2019, Roger Duane Drake Jr. loving husband and father of 2 wonderful children who could do no wrong in his eyes, passed away at the age of 48.
Duane was born on Dec 15, 1970 in San Diego, CA to Roger Duane Drake Sr. and Barbara Joyce Drake. On August 26th, 2000 he married his forever love Nivea Lynn Pettit-Drake who he swears was an angel sent from heaven that hit a few trees on her way down. They raised one daughter, Erynn Baylee Drake and one son, Bryson Duane Drake.
Duane attended Shasta College in Redding, CA for heat and air but considered being a father to Erynn and Bryson his greatest achievement. Duane loved spending time with his family and 2 dogs Shiloh and Pepper; whether it be camping at the lake or a family get away to Branson.
Duane is preceded in death by his mother Barbara Joyce Drake, paternal grandparents, Terrance Rose and Grover Henry Drake, and maternal grandparents, Hettie Matilda and Marion Calvin Fluty.
He is survived by his wife of the home Nivea Lynn Pettit-Drake, his baby boy Bryson Duane Drake; his baby girl Erynn Baylee Drake. His sisters Tammey Severson, Sandra Orick, and Shannon Drake. Nieces Kayla Castro, Brittney Siler, and Cheyenne Drake. Nephews Cody Siler, Braden Siler, Tucker Devor, Owen Devor, Buddy Devor, and Christopher Drake.
Funeral services for Duane will be 1:00 pm Wednesday May 29, 2019 at the Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel in Muskogee with Bro. Jerry Dry officiating. Interment will follow in the Citizens Cemetery in Fort Gibson under the care and direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.