Robbie Drake

April 20, 1957 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 63)


Robert "Robbie" Lee Drake Jr., 63, of Carterville, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, at his home, as a result of a house fire.

Private graveside services will be held in Blairsville Cemetery, with Rev. R.H. Chitwood and his brother, Kevin Drake, officiating.

Robbie was born on April 20, 1957, in Carbondale, to Robert Lee and Norma Jean (Hall) Drake.

He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Drake of Cambria; mother, Norma Drake of Cambria; sisters, Paula (Rev. R.H.) Chitwood of Cambria and Kim (Steve) Loyd of Columbia, Missouri; brother, Kevin (Debbie) Drake of Cambria; and several nieces and nephews.  

Robbie was preceded in death by his father; son, Michael Drake; and long time partner, Janett Murray.

He previously worked at Norge and Tuck Tape.

Memorial contributions can be made to Cambria Apostolic Church, P.O. Box 455, Cambria, IL 62915.

Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville is in charge of arrangements. 


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Private Services


Cambria Apostolic Church
PO Box 455, Cambria IL 62915

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