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Gerald Drew '55 July 25, 2023 11:20 AM updated: July 25, 2023 11:51 AM

Dr. Gerald Cope Drew, DVM

November 7, 1928 - July 8, 2023 

Dr. Gerald Cope Drew, DVM, passed away on July 8, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on November 7, 1928, to Melvin Glen and Bessie Cope Drew in Pittsburg, Texas, where he grew up.

He attended college at Sam Houston State where he earned a Bachelor and Masters degree in Agriculture and then earned a doctorate in veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University. He practiced veterinary medicine for 38 years.

Gerald loved his family and was very proud of their accomplishments. He will be remembered with love for his kindness and loyalty. He was a good man. Close to his heart was his airplane which he loved to fly!

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Drew; daughter, Cheryl Kubacak (Greg); and son Jerry Drew, Jr. and their mother Peggy Seay, Laura Allen (Russ Mead), Jeffrey Allen (Patty), Juli Martinez (Edward), John Allen (Kathy); grandchildren, Katie Drew, Taylor Kubacak, Raleigh Kubacak, Allie Jordan (Gavin), Carl Martinez (Kaylyn), Leah Martinez, Stephanie Martinez (Danny Hibbard), Mason Allen, Marshall Allen, Merritt Allen, Marie Allen, Elizabeth Allen and Andrew Allen and four great-grandchildren, Laykin Jordan, Arlo Hibbard Martinez, and Nora and Autumn Martinez.

There will be a viewing at the Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Thursday, July 13, 2023. The family will be there 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Burial will be in Pittsburg, Texas with a memorial for the family.

In lieu of flowers please send any donations to the Texas A&M Foundation online giving portal or to the Matinburg Cemetery fund, attention Carol Woodle at First National Bank at Winnsboro, PO Box 29, Winnsboro, Texas 75494-0029


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