Kenneth F.'s Story
Kenneth F. Drury, 74, of Derry, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 30, with his loving family by his side, at the Blair House in Tewksbury.
He was born in Waltham on Oct. 4, 1941. the son of the late Arthur and Lillian (Sleeper) Drury.
Kenneth was educated in the Pelham and Lowell school system where he graduated from. He became a talented drummer, car and motorcycle collector and mechanic.
Mr. Drury was a veteran of the Air Force and was stationed in Salina Kansas as a heavy equipment engineer for four years.
After his honorable discharge, Kenny later went on to work as a machinist at Raytheon and eventually opened his own successful business Anvil Precision Machine Co.
In his free time, he enjoyed church, playing the drums in the church band, spending time with his family and his dog princess, cars, riding motorcycles, camping at the beach and the ocean, where he loved to sail his boat. Kenny made the most of the life that God so graciously gave to him, by blessing all who he touched in his life. Praise be to God the father, son and holy ghost.
Mr. Drury was predeceased by his brother, Robert Drury.
He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Susan Michaud-Drury of Derry, N.H.; a son, Todd K. Drury Sr. and his wife, Lisa of Nashua, N.H.; a daughter, Wendee M. Cochran and her husband, Steve of Dunnellon, Fla.; a step-son, Matthew L. Michaud of Manchester, N.H.; a sister, Candace Drury- Baker and her husband, John of Bonita Springs, Fla.; five grandchildren, Todd Jr., David, Christie, Destinee and Megan; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday, May 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the King of Grace Church, 28 Chadwick St., Bradford, MA 01835. His Funeral Service will be Friday, May 6, at 10 a.m. at the church. A Graveside service in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H., will follow the service at 2 p.m. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill and Bradford. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Benevolent Fund at King of Grace Church, 28 Chadwick St. Bradford, MA 01835. To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  May 3, 2016