Michael Joe Drake, 50, of Belton passed away Tuesday December 20th 2011 at his residence. Services will be held on Tuesday December 27th at 2:00pm at Crotty Funeral Home in Belton with Rev. Jackie Cox officiating. Mr. Drake was born in Belton January 19th 1961 to Areable Ann and Tommy Joe Drake. He was a life long resident of Belton and attended Belton schools. Michael married Phyllis Kay Chambers on October 15th 1979. He was self employed. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Survivors are his wife, Phyllis Drake of Belton; one son, Mikey Drake and wife Brandy of Nolanville; two daughters, Tammie Clark and husband Jessie of Nolanville, Jennifer Younce and husband Ivory of Belton; Stepfather; Larry Burleson of Rogers. Three sisters Sherrye Wilson of Belton; Kathy Wilson and husband Quat of Belton; Debbie Hitt and husband Randy of Belton. One brother Tommey Drake and Debbie of Rogers. One Step Brother Steven Neatherlin of Temple Seven grandchildren, that were the apple of his eye, Amy and Brett Drake; Kaylee and Dalton Clark; Keith, ilee and Brad Younce.. He had numerous nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by his parents Tommy Joe Drake and Areable Ann Burleson. Michaels Family would like to Thank him for all the love, support and strength he's given them through the years and tell him he's very much loved and he will be deeply missed. Pall bearers, Mikey Drake, Jessie Clark, Jerry Wilson, Randy Hitt, Stacy Holcomb, Matt Vicker. Honorary pall bearer, Larry Burleson. Visitation will be held on Monday December 26th 2011 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Crotty Funeral Home in Belton. Interment will be at McDowell Cemetery of Belton. Reception following service will be at The Hitts residence 1246 Luker Rd. in Belton. For more information call Crotty Funeral Home at 254-933-0900. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Michael Joe Drake please visit our Sympathy Store.
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