STACYVILLE - Carl E. Drew, 80, passed away October 31, 2016, in Millinocket with his family by his side. He was born April 13, 1936, in Stacyville, the son of Fernald and Thelma (Horseman) Drew.
Carl graduated from Sherman High School in 1954, where he excelled in basketball and baseball. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving 2 years in France and Germany. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and trapper, and enjoyed fly tying, boxing and fiddle heading. He loved all sports, but especially watching his children and grandchildren participating. He retired from Sherman Lumbar as a forester with over 40 years of experience. He was a member of Molunkus Lodge #165 AF & AM and Anah Shriners, Bangor.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Monda (Goodine) Drew; 5 children, Carlene and John Gould, Keith and Cindy Drew, Tim and Shelly Drew, Tammy and Shawn Craig, Andrea and Jerald Patterson all of the surround area; 12 grandchildren, Travis, Amanda, Cooper, Nik, Lindsay, Brandon, Hannah, Lucas, Shawna, Makayla and her husband, John Braley, Caine and Kendra; 1 great granddaughter, Zoey Leo; a sister, Coradene and her husband, Carroll Birmingham. He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends may call 12-1 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Washburn Memorial Church, Sherman where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with Donnie Willigar officiating in conjunction with Molunkus Lodge of Sherman. Interment with full military honors will be in the Stacyville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate in Carl's memory to the Molunkus Lodge #165, Sherman ME 04776. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com