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William "Don" Donald Drew

January 14, 1954 ~ July 24, 2019 (age 65)

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Mr. William Donald “Don” Drew, 65, of Millen passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Augusta University Medical Center following an extended illness.


Mr. Drew was born January 14, 1954 in Wadley to the late Burwell Drew and Marie Bradham Drew.  He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Dalton Drew.  Mr. Drew was an accomplished musician.  He started out with Shotgun Bluegrass in the late 70’s and then played with Hickabilly Hell Cats and Dos Hombres.  Mr. Drew was an avid guitar player but was best known for his upright bass.  He loved to go fishing and enjoyed family gatherings at the Ogeechee River.  Mr. Drew was a member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Vidette.


Survivors include his wife for over 40 years, Donna Drew of Millen; sons, Billy Bradshaw of Palatka, FL, Don (Augusta) Drew and Dillon Drew, both of Midville; daughters, Kristie (David) Wise of Palatka, FL, Jennifer (Chris) McKenzie Drew of Swainsboro, Kimberly (Michael) Springer of Smyrna; brothers, Platt Drew of Palatka, FL, Jody Drew and Doug Drew, both of Swainsboro; 12 grandchildren (with 1 on the way), 1 great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews..    


Graveside Services will be Saturday, July 27, 2019 2:00 PM at Midville City Cemetery with Mr. Greg Coursey officiating.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. William Donald “Don” Drew, 65, of Millen. 

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Graveside Service
July 27, 2019

2:00 PM
Midville City Cemetery
Hwy 25
Midville, GA 30441

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