Wayne Leon Drake, 52, of Perryville, died Monday, May 29, 2023, at his residence in Perryville under hospice care.
He was born July 26, 1970 in Peoria, IL
He married Jan (Davis) Drake on January 7, 2007
He was a member of DAV in Florida. Wayne was oftentimes called “Wino” by his dad and “Slop-dog #1” by others. Wayne was a Yankees baseball fan and loved being with his grandkids. He could talk on the phone for hours with his mother while enjoying his beer. If he couldn’t pick on his kids, he wasn’t happy.
He is survived by:father, Alfred Eugene Drake; mother, Sharon Jean Rosen; wife, Jan Drake of Perryville; four daughters, Dawn (Joe) Davis of Perryville, Misty (Jeremy) Boyet of Sainte Genevieve, Becca (Billy) Schanda of Perryville, Amy Gibbar of Perryville; son, Allen Gibbar of Sainte Genevieve; two brothers, Alfred (Jodi) Drake of FL, Frank (Kristi) Drake of FL; three sisters, Charlotte Shoen of FL, Cheryl (Kevin) Agne of MO, Karen (Ronnie) Hale of MO; five sister-in-laws, Sharon Grass, Linda (Donnie) Rottler, Debbie (Larry) Viox, Kathy (Keith) Trapp, Nancy Davis; Brother-in-law, Jay (Charlotte) Davis; Eleven Grandchildren; Many nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by: son, Scott Gibbar, Jr.; father-in-law, George (Lillian) Davis; three brother-in-laws, Dave Grass, Sr., Ken Davis, Allen Davis; Nephew, David Grass, Jr.; Niece, Rachelle Rehm; two stepdads, Louie Eddy and Frank Rosen; Grandmother, Maragerite Lewis;
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, on Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 4-8 pm and Friday, June 2, 2023 from 9-10 am
Service will be at Basler Funeral Home on Friday, June 2, 2023 at 10 am. The Clergy will be Brother Brooks.
Burial will follow at Crestlawn Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve.