Charles “Drew” Ansley, aged 64, died Wednesday, January 15, at Memorial Mission Hospital after a long illness. Drew was an alumnus of Tallulah Falls School and Davidson College. A former Vice President of Marketing for Beacon Manufacturing, a real estate broker, and independent businessman, Drew was proudest of his work as a foster parent for many years. He was a charitable, joyful man with great compassion and dedication to his Christian faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Coke Ansley; his grandmother, Caroline Ansley Walbek; and is now survived by his mother, Ruth Drew Ansley; his uncle, Van Walbek; his sisters, Nanette Ansley Saunders, Caroline Ansley Gardner; and his 2 brothers, John Mark Ansley, and Peter Calvin Ansley.