Drayton, Carl, Age 82, Obituary, Springfield, OH News-Sunday, 21 May 2010
DRAYTON, Carl J. 82, of Springfield, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Thursday May 20, 2010. He was born October 11, 1927 in Fall Rivers Mass the son of Cecil and Catherine Drayton. He was a native of Fall Rivers Mass, and a graduate of Durfee High School. He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, and received honorable discharge. After retiring from the service, he continued to work at Wright Patterson Air Force base, as a civilian for 19 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Palmira L. his parents; three brothers; Phillip Simmons, Kenneth Drayton and Joseph Drayton, one sister Barbara (Drayton) Shanks. He leaves to cherish his memory one son Alex M. Drayton of Roxburg, Mass. One daughter Patricia A. Franklin of Indianapolis, Ind; one brother Frederick Drayton Sr. of Washington, D.C. one sister Mrs. Cecilia Grady of Fayetteville, Ga. one grandson; Troy a. Jones of Springfield, Oh; three great grandchildren and his companion, Alma G. Westmoreland; one special cousin, Mrs. Geraldine Barrow; a host of cousins, nieces; nephews, and friends. Service for Carl J. Drayton will held Monday May 24, 2010 at Phillips Chapel CME 230 Fair St. Springfield, Ohio. Visitation will be 10:00am until time of service which will be at 12 noon with Reverend William Harper officiating. Interment will follow at Dayton National Cemetery in Dayton, Oh. Arrangements entrusted to Porter-Qualls Funeral Home.