John Tabor Drew ’59

John Tabor Drew ’59 passed away suddenly at his home on November 16 in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was born on February 9, 1937, to Thomas Champion Drew and Ella A. Tabor Drew in Spartanburg, N.C. He spent his early days in Gaffney, S.C., and graduated with honors from Gaffney High School. He was in varsity football and participated in many organizations. He was an Eagle Scout. He attended Davidson College and later transferred to UNC Chapel Hill where he graduated with a BS degree in business management. He was employed by GMAC and retired after thirty-seven years with BB&T. He held many offices, among those, loan officer and vice president. He was also a graduate of the School of Banking, UVA, Charlottesville, Va. Among his interests, he enjoyed history, golfing, and fishing. He was a member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. He is survived by his loving wife, Twila Jean Rath Drew, 5001 Meadow Hill Ct., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106-4279; daughter, Deborah Jean Drew Streett (Donald); grandson, Tyler Dale Streett; his brother, Thomas Champion Drew III (Nancy); and four nephews and a niece.