Kevin Drake

Kevin Drake, 91, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at 6:23 a.m. at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Drake served in the British Merchant Navy for 10 years. He worked at Locke Steel Chain and United Technologies as a machine operator before retiring. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington.

He was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Yorkshire, England, to Joseph and Ellen Keighery Drake. He married Sheila Dorothy Calligan on Sept. 10, 1955, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Nicholas (Kym) Drake, of Carlsbad, CA; two daughters, Geraldine (Bob) Ehinger and Sharon (Keenan) Kaiser, both of Huntington; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

There are no calling hours. A private memorial Mass and burial will be at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or the YMCA in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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