Kenneth L Drury Sr. age 80 of Fernandina Beach passed away Tuesday April 3, 2018 at Heartland Hospice in Jacksonville.
Kenny was born February 14, 1938. He was a lifelong resident of Fernandina. As a truck driver for Super Dollar, he met his wife Claudette Stephens in Vidalia, Ga in 1968. They were married 6 months later on January 3, 1969. They made their home in Fernandina Beach. Kenneth was a hard- working man and had several jobs over his career. He was a semi-truck driver, a security guard, tow truck driver and began his own courier service in January 1993. That was a successful business in which he made many friends until his retirement in 2014.
Kenneth was predeceased by his parents James Wesley and Ollie Fullard Drury, his brother David Drury, and a cousin Cecil Drury, and his beloved mother in law Mary Lou Stephens.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years Claudette Drury, his brother James Donald Drury and his wife Carol; two sons James Kevin Drury and his wife Karen of East Dublin Ga, and Ken Drury Jr. of Fernandina Beach; four daughters, Dora Williams and her husband Jerry of Adrian, Ga, Donna Wall and her husband David of Dexter, Ga, Erin Drury of Fernandina Beach, Fl, Christy Youngblood and her husband Tom of Fernandina Beach.
Kenny had 12 grandchildren, Courtney Rogers (Scott), Alicia Seeker (Joseph), William Woods (Hannah), Douglas Williams, Lindsey Fagins (Jerome), Sierra Albrecht (Jeremy), James Drury, Sarah Woods-Williams (Trevor), Cora Williams, Austin Conner, Drew Mahoney, Tanner Youngblood. He had 2 great grand-children, Lylian Woods and Hunter Williams with 2 more on the way. He had 3 nephews and 2 nieces and several cousins and many friends.
Kenneth will be remembered as a hard–working, loving family man. He dearly loved his grand-children and great grand’s. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial service will be held at Yulee Baptist Church on April 15, 2018 at 3 pm with Pastor Doug Sides Officiating. The family will receive guests at 2:30 until the time of the service.