Obituary: Robert “Bob” Drake


Robert “Bob” Drake

1938 – 2023

It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Robert “Bob” Drake.  It is with profound gratitude that we are able to share about a life well-lived.

Bob was born in Portland, ME in 1938. Upon completing high school he proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Bob was stationed at the Blaine Air Force station. Bob was a self-made man, a businessman, a builder, logger, fisherman and a father. Mostly he would like to be remembered as a great friend and neighbor.

He is survived by his sister, Cindy (Paul); daughters, Becky (Tom) and Jeannie (Pete). See you on the other side Pops.

A memorial service was held, Saturday, October 21, 2023, 2:30 p.m., Blaine Middle School Cafeteria, 975 H Street.

His final resting place, private graveside service at the Haynie Cemetery, Blaine.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to; Skookum Kids, 316 McLeod Road Suite 108, Bellingham, WA, 98226 or Blaine Food Bank, 500 C Street, Blaine, WA, 98230.

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