Kent Drake, 57, of Cassopolis

Published 6:59 pm Monday, December 2, 2013

Kent Drake, 57, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Huntington County, IN.
A Celebration of Life will be 7 P.M., Thursday December 4, 2013, at Clark Chapel & Cremation Services, 405 Center St., Dowagiac. Friends may visit from 5 to 7 P.M on Thursday prior to the service. Those wishing to leave a condolence online for Kent may do so at
Kent was born in Baroda, Mich. on Sept. 11, 1956, to Charles & Hilda Frances (Knolle) Drake. On October 31, 2003, he married Laura (Juroff) Drake in Eau Claire, MI. Kent was a member of the Moose lodge, and he enjoyed being outside, cutting firewood, going to the flea markets, collecting baseball cards, and his rabbits. He will be remembered as a hard worker.
Kent is survived by his wife, Laura Drake, his six children, Jason Drake, Amanda VanHorn, Erin VanHorn, Miranda “Slimer” Drake, Charles “Chad” Drake, Andrew Drake, three grandchildren, Maggi, Havyn, and Aubrey, and his sister Charlotte Nesbit.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his daughter Melanie Drake.