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Winston Drakes
known as Winston Drakes of London, UK and Rendezvous, Christ Church, Barbados entered peacefully into rest at age 90 on 7th March 2024. He was a retired Duty Train Crew Manager for London Underground. Winston was a beautiful, tender, loving, delightful, joyful, caring, intelligent, funny, happy and contented gentleman who had an exceptional love for his close family & friends. Words alone cannot express how much he will be deeply missed.
Burial:
Thursday, April 11th, 2024
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Son of the late William Burgess and  Eva Drakes

Beloved Husband of Marva Drakes (UK and  Barbados)

Adored Father of Cheryl Drakes (UK and  Barbados)

Father of Beverley Drakes

Adopted Father of Paul Simpson

Grandfather and  Great Grandfather to many

Uncle to Paulette Coppin, Anne Best, Camie , Roger , Janice and  Deborah Coppin and  Stephen Gaskin.

Close Relative of the Drakes, Coppin (Barbados & USA), Burgess, Hall, Niles and  Reid Families, Vilma Coppin, Wilfred Coppin (deceased), Carl Payne (deceased), and C.V. (Gabby) Payne (deceased).

Special Friend of Leo Ford (UK), Vernon Ford (UK), Marjorie Inniss and Family (UK), Hyrol Dottin and Family (UK), Vere and Moreen Dalrymple and Family (Barbados and USA), the Simpson Family, the McCalla Family (UK and Jamaica), Sandra Agard and Family (UK), Keith (Big Man) Braithwaite, Bismark, Seth Phillips, Charmain Marshall, Janette Ford, Daisy (Cecilia) Lucas (deceased), Sam Trotman (deceased), Colin Lucas (deceased), numerous former London Transport Employees and many others.

The funeral of the late Winston Drakes leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Thursday 11th April 2024 at 12:15p.m.for St Lawrence Anglican Church, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church  where relatives and friends are asked to meet for the Service of Thanksgiving at 2.00 p.m. Barbados, 7.00 p.m. UK. Tributes will commence at 1.30 p.m. Barbados, 6.30 UK. The cortege will then proceed on to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment. The organist and members of the choir are kindly asked to attend. Floral tributes may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 11:30a.m. on Thursday.

Condolences can sent to keithjonesfunerals@caribsurf.com

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