Mr. Luther Thomas “L.T.” Drake
Mr. Luther Thomas “L.T.” Drake, 86, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Newnan to the late Dan Drake & Ieula McClendon Drake.
L.T. owned and operated Drake Tire Co. for more than 30 years.
The funeral is Saturday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, with Dan Melson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The visitation is Friday evening between 6-8 at McKoon Funeral Home. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Dr., Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269.
Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com .
Survivors include sisters, Inez Spencer, Allene Haynes, Eleanor (Lamar) Melson; brother, Alvin Drake; three nieces and nine nephews.
McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580

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