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Gregory A. Drake

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Date published: 2/11/2013

Gregory A. Drake

Gregory Andrew Drake, 57, of Stafford County died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

Mr. Drake had retired as a sergeant major in the U.S. Army. He had recently been employed as the deputy of plans and operations, human resources policy directorate at the Office of the Chief of Staff, G-1. He was a member of St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church, the Smithsonian and H.O.G.

Survivors include his son, Eric Drake and wife Carola; daughters Anna Drake and Stephanie Kluttz and husband Barrett; grandchildren Olivia, Dylan, Hayden and Alexa Kluttz, Marvin and Amy Drake and Leilani Drake; brothers Alex, Steve and Adrian Drake; and sister Tamara Drake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Irene Drake.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.

A funeral will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to woundedwarriorproject.org; or standup2cancer.org.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.