Harold T. Drayer, Jr.

Monday, June 23, 2014

HAROLD T. DRAYER, JR., resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born May 15, 1936 in Akron, Ohio, a son of Harold Theodore and Millie (Packo) Drayer, Sr. He departed this life Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in his home with family by his side in Eureka Springs, at the age of 78 years.

Harold was a member of the Faith Christian Family Church in Eureka Springs. He loved reading about history, especially the American Revolution and the Civil War. He enjoyed being around trains whether they were models or full size. He and his family owned and operated many businesses including Abundant Memories in Eureka Springs.

On June 15, 1963, Harold was united in marriage with Idabell Mae (Razey) Drayer who survives him of the home. He is also survived by three daughters, Rebecca and husband Andy Stuart of Union City, PA, Bobbi and husband Alan Brown of Montrose, CO and Ruthie Jane Drayer of Eureka Springs, AR; two sons, Eugene Drayer of Eureka Springs, AR and Glenn Drayer and wife Karie of Branson, MO; one sister, Carole Coltrin of Berryville, AR; two brothers, David Drayer and wife Dolores of Grand Junction, CO and Leslie Drayer of Union City, PA; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Millie Drayer and his first wife, Nancy Gregor.

Visitation will be 5:00~8:00 P.M. Sunday, June 22 at Chapel of the Springs in Eureka Springs. Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 23 at Eureka Springs Cemetery with Reverend Marvin Peterson officiating. Interment will follow the service in Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2014