James Michael "Dewey" Drehel
James Michael "Dewey" Drehel,49, Middleport, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on October 9, 1961 in Man, WV to James and Phyllis (Sargent) Drehel. Mike worked at the Hocking Valley Community Residential Center as a Youth Specialist, where he loved working with his boys. He was a member of Paul's Chapel United Baptist Church and he also attended the Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church. He was a past president of AFFCME from 2008-2010, he was a 1979 Graduate of Meigs High School and helped with the Rutland Ball Association. He loved spending time with his family fishing, camping, sports and gardening. Mike was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son and Brother. He will be missed by all.
He is survived by his wife; Susie Drehel
Children: Mica Drehel and James Conley
Granddaughter: Jade Conley
Parents: Jim and Phyllis Drehel
Sister: Shari and John Huffman
Several Nieces, Nephews and Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and a Host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his Grandparents: Christopher and Minnie Sargent and Frank and Vera Drehel
Services will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 11:00am at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Andrew Parsons, Dennis, Parsons and Rex Maynard Officiating. Burial will follow in the Paul's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8:00pm on Friday, March 4, 2011 at the funeral home.
A Registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com