Frederick J Drury

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Frederick J Drury

September 30, 1937 - September 01, 2018

Frederick J Drury, 80, of Brooksville, FL, passed away Sept. 1, 2018. A native of Queens, NY, he was born Sept. 30, 1937, to Francis and Ellen Drury. Fred served his country honorably for 21 years in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Master Chief. After retiring from the military, Fred became an entrepreneur, writing military study guides for various ranks and also investing in real estate.
Fred moved to Crossville where he spent 20 years before relocating to Brooksville, FL, for the remaining 26 years of his life. He was member of the American Legion, Marine Corps League and a lifetime member of the VFW. He also was an avid bowler and earned a state champion title in New Hampshire. Fred also enjoyed dancing, music and he had a great sense of humor. His greatest joys in life came from his daughters and grandchildren, as he loved them all unconditionally and with intense pride. Fred was affectionately known by those dearest to him as Daddy, Pops, Grandpa and Papa Fred.
He is survived by his beloved daughters, Ellen D. Welsh (husband Jamie), Jeanene A. Doran (husband Pat) and Corinne J. Oakland (husband Pete); grandchildren, Summer Wallace, Jamie Corinne Wallace, Austin Drury Yancey, Nikki Leigh Oakland, Amy Marie Yancey, JP Doran, Jon Doran, Joey Welsh and Becky Welsh. In addition, he will be missed by his dear friends in Crossville and Brooksville, FL.
A funeral service will be held Sept. 11, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution in Fred's honor to VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R Noll Dr., Spring Hill, FL 34609, (352)796-0398, vfwpost10209.webs.com.
Published on September 6, 2018
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Tuesday 11 Sep

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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6502 Southwest 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL, USA

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