Thomas C. “ Tommy” Drake, 80, of Hector, passed away July 17 after a long illness. Tommy had a career working for 14 years with General Electric and 10 years with Castleton Beverage. A resident of Hector for 32 years, Tommy also had a used car lot as well as did mechanic work for locals. Born on North Maxwell street in North Syracuse and later moved to Central Square. Tommy attended school in Central square and graduated from the 8th grade. While working at Hobby Chevrolet in Orville, California, Tommy met Caroline A. Dyer who was the Love of his life. She became his wife and had 40 wonderful years of marriage. He is predeceased by his father, Charles T Drake, mother, Ula Mae Drake and sister Anita Drake. Tommy is survived by his wife, Caroline Drake, son David Drake, his wife Tanya, granddaughters Carrie and Jennifer, daughter Tamara Drake-Earnshaw, granddaughter, Nicole and grandson Robert. Son Robert Drake and granddaughters, Ashly and Cassandra, son Dustin Dyer, his wife, Shannon and granddaughters, Sharan and Samantha, grandson John Daniel. Great Grand children, Conner Ashby, Avery Ashby , Landon Ross, Brier Reppi, Daniel Sotelo and Sonvir Singh.
Services will be private