George “Doug” Douglas Drayman


March 10, 2018 — George “Doug” Douglas Drayman, 72, of Florence, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Florence.

He was born in San Diego, Calif., in 1944.

Doug was a long-time employee, retiring from GTE/Verizon, in San Fernando, Calif. Additionally, he served in the United States Air Force, he worked for Riverside Police Department, and for the Manatee County Sheriff’s Department.

He also loved to volunteer for Peace Harbor, Peace Harbor Hospice, the Florence Senior Center and the Florence Auxiliary Police Department.

He was an active member of the Florence Elks Lodge 1858.

A special thank you to the Bernice at Hubbard’s Retreat for their loving care and support.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ruby Drayman; his sister, Sandra Mason; daughter Cynthia Trezza; his fiancé, Frances “Frankie” Mitchell; and his beloved dog, Agatha.

He is survived by his two daughters: Daphne (Donald) Moss and Carrie (Dave) Kimel; his seven grandchildren: Lindsey, Lauren, Joe, Kegan, David, Zane and Zackary; his great-grandchildren: Sarah and Aubrey; and his beloved, dog Beau.

He will always be remembered as a gentle loving father, friend and grandfather.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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