George Thomas Drummond, son of the late Paul Bailey and Naomi Sarah Drummond, was born on March 29, 1943 in Melfa, Virginia. He went to be with the Lord for his eternal rest on February 27, 2020 at Saber Shore Health & Rehab Center in Parksley, Virginia.
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George was one of those people whom once you met and became acquainted with, you were left with a deep, distinct, and lasting impression. He was educated in the Accomack County School System. George’s favorite pastime included watching the Washington Redskins and the L. A. Dodgers; he was a sports enthusiast. He also enjoyed watching Jimmy Swaggart, the TV evangelist, listening to his soul-stirring preaching and dynamic choirs.
George was employed by various companies, including Holly Farms and Byrd’s Foods. He also performed domestic duties for various people, including Severn and Dr. Julia Rayfield.
George joined Herbert Baptist Church at an early age. He was a member of the financial board, a Trustee, and member of the culinary committee. George could often be found in the kitchen in his apron.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his grandparents who raised him, Horace and Lillian Drummond; sisters, Catherine Hamilton and Rachel Drummond; brothers, James Lee Allen Drummond, Calvin Drummond, Sr., and Brooks Drummond, Sr.; aunts, Thelma (Sam) Gray, Larcenia (Charles Edward) Parker, Beulah (George, Sr.) Sturgis, and Clarisa Drummond; uncles, James Lee Drummond, Charlie (Pauline) Drummond, Horace Drummond, Jr., and Douglas (Isabella) Drummond; and nephew, Antonio Watson.
George leaves to cherish his memory: siblings, Bertha (Robert) Davis, George W. (Geraldine) Drummond, Arthur Drummond, Jr., all of Parksley, VA, and Clarence (Norita) Drummond of Greenwood, DE; adopted sister, Mary White; a brother-in-law, Paul Hamilton of Accomac, VA; sister-in-law, Rose Drummond of Millsboro, DE; telephone friends, Cheryl Davis, Martena Forde, Emerell Williams, Francis Holden, Cora Custis, Liz Bell, and Melvin Nock; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, Herbert Baptist Church family, and friends.