CPT James "Jim" R Drury was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/31/2016 at the age of 73.5
Rockford, AL
Flight Classes 70-28 and 70-26
Date of Birth 12/15/1942
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/7/1 ACS in 70-71
Call sign in Vietnam COMANCHE 36
This information was provided by D. Smith

More detail on this person: Funeral Service for Mr. James Richard (Jim) Drury, 73, of Rockford, will be Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Providence Baptist Church. Rev. Paul Shaw and Travis Thornton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Providence Baptist Cemetery with Veterans Honors provided by the Alexander City Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Drury passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at his residence. He was born on December 15, 1942 in Gastonia, North Carolina to Charles Andrew Drury and Marjorie Nellie Drury. Mr. Drury coached Youth Archery, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a captain in the U.S. Army, and served in Vietnam in 1970-1971 as a pilot in the Cobra Helicopter Gunship as Platoon Leader.

He is survived by his spouse, Susan Drury of Rockford; daughters, Ashley Redden (Jeff) of Dadeville and Jamie D Thornton (Jason) of Rockford; son, Michael S Drury (Melanie) of Osyka, MS; grandchildren, Isaac Joyner, Brandon Drury, Remy Thornton, Krystal Drury, Lance Drury, and Sidney Thornton; and brother, Thomas L Drury (Jackie) of Canton, NC.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to the Providence Baptist Church Youth Fund, 2950 Coosa County Road 459, Rockford, AL 35136.

Cemetery Details: Providence Baptist Cemetery, Rockford, AL, 35136

This information was last updated 07/26/2016

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