George Ronald Drummond


Mr. George Ronald Drummond, 84, of Machipongo, died on May 8, 2020, at Heritage Hall in Nassawadox.
George was born in Eastville Station, Va., to Lynwood L. and Bessie Tucker Drummond on Oct. 5, 1935. He is survived by two nieces, Vicki D. Wise (Pat), of Eastville, and Bonnie Lynn D. Marshall (Raymond), of Cheriton; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and close friends, Betty Badger, of Marionville, and Jeff and Lee Walker, of Birdsnest.
George is preceded in death by his sister, Virginia D. Matthews; a brother, Lynwood L. Drummond Jr.; a niece, Bonnie B. Drewer; and a nephew, Lynwood L. Drummond III.
George attended Red Bank Baptist Church and raised and trained beagle dogs for competition in many field trials and was quite a successful trainer. George was an accomplished baseball player in high school and was offered a professional baseball contract. He was the owner and operator of Drummond Paint Co. Inc. and worked in residental and commericial settings. George continued to do small painting jobs for a number of his customers after his retirement. He always found time to visit with his friends at McDonald’s and Hardee’s to discuss current issues.
A private graveside service was held Monday, May 11, 2020, at Belle Haven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Eastern Shore SPCA, P.O. Box 184, Onley, Virginia 23418.
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Arrangements were made by Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville.

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