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Leo E. ‘Cowboy’ Drake

January 16, 2013
The Marietta Times

Leo E. "Cowboy" Drake, 78, of Lewisville, died peacefully Monday morning (Jan. 14, 2013) at Woodsfield. He was born July 29, 1934, in Woodsfield, a son of the late Paul and Lucy Drake.

He worked many places but became a flea market vendor, where he became one of the biggest vendors in central Ohio. He became known as "Cowboy" and had a flea market store at Rinky Dinks in Marietta for numerous years, where he said he felt at home among his many friends there.

He is survived by his brother and three sisters.

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Friends received from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 17, 2013) at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Burial will follow in Conner Ridge Cemetery near Graysville.



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