Dr. David Barnes Drewry

Published 6:05 pm Friday, July 11, 2014

Dr. David Barnes Drewry, 87, died on July 8, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Drewry was born on Jan. 14, 1927, in Grimesland, North Carolina, to the late Dr. William H. and Hazel Burton Drewry and moved to Drewryville, when he was 8 years old. He was a graduate of Drewryville High School.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sandra E. Drewry; one daughter, Catherine Drewry Russell of Prince George; one son, William H. Drewry of Fayetteville; and one brother, Burton L. Drewry, of South Hill.

The graveside service will take place 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, at the Drewry Family Cemetery, 13009 Cedar View Drive, Drewryville, with the Rev. Jonathan Dundalow officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Western Heights Baptist Church, 24416 Cox Road, Petersburg, and suggests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the church.

Wright Funeral Home, Franklin has charge of arrangements.