1/19/2021 2:58:00 PM Thomas Lester Drury 1940-2021
CANTON, N.C. - Thomas L. Drury, 80, of Canton, passed away on January 18, 2021 at the J.F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.
Tom owned and operated Patti Boo Inc. in Canton for 30 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lenoir-Rhyne College and served as a lieutenant in military intelligence during the Vietnam War. Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading spy and western novels, and exploring new hobbies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Margie Drury and brother, Jim Drury.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Jackie Drury; daughter, Patti (Paul) Craft; son, Kevin Drury; grandsons, Lucas (Serina) and Patrick Drury; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Drury.
An online Memorial Service will be held by Pinnacle Church, with Rev Heath Davis officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to: The Youth Program at Pinnacle Church, Canton, NC or to Hospice.
An online register is available at www.smokymountaincremations.com.
Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde, N.C. is serving the Drury family.