David Drach, 81, Ferdinand

David Drach, 81, of Ferdinand, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

David was born March 17, 1942, in Ferdinand to Anthony and Mary (Lueken) Drach.

He married Rita Bradley on December 28, 1963, in St. Peters Church in Montgomery.

David enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything outdoors. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. David was known to be a very hard worker; even in retirement, he unselfishly provided care for all his family and friends.

He was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church.

David is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rita Drach; two sons, Deron (Pam) Drach of Evansville and Jason (Kelly) Drach of Loveland, Ohio; three grandchildren, Noah, Hannah and Elijah Drach; sister, Cathy (James Doughman) Gonzales; brother-in-law, Allen Watkins of Washington; sister-in-laws, Janet Drach of St. Meinrad and Melodie Drach of Mobile, Ala.

David was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Liam and Bennett Drach; three brothers, Fredrick, Richard and Kennth Drach and a sister, Judy Watkins.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. EST at St. Ferdinand Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. EST at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand, and also on Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:30 a.m. EST at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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