02 Apr Urban Sylvester Drayton
Urban Sylvester Drayton, also known as “Puff” of Greenwich Village, St. James entered peacefully into rest…
Urban Sylvester Drayton, also known as “Puff” of Greenwich Village, St. James entered peacefully into rest at age 86. Former Supervisor of Carpentry, Q.E.H.; Faithful member of the Democratic Labour Party; long standing member of St. James Parish Church and the Men’s Fellowship.
Husband of Loletha Drayton nee Wilson.
Son of the late Wesley Henry and Carlotta Scantlebury.
Father of Hyrone Boyce (TMR Sales & Services Ltd), Superintendent Richard Boyce (R.B.P.F.), Sylvia Wilson-Russell (Colony Club), Sydia Drayton (R.S. Friendship Minimart), Denneise Drayton (Massy Stores), Patricia Watson (Divine Daycare), Winslow “Danny” Jemmott (Discovery Bay Hotel) and the late Arthur Wilson.
Step-father of Natalie Sargeant and the late Gladstone Wilson.
Grandfather of Corey Wilson, Cindy Francis, Camille and Keilah Russell, Bradley and Shontelle Sargeant, Richeda, Shane, Richild and Shari Boyce, Janelle Simmons and Crystal Watson, Art and Alvary Wilson (both of the U.S.A.).
Great Grandfather of 9.
Brother of the late Elsie Drayton-Firebrace, Esterline Small, Lionel and Kenneth Henry and others.
Uncle of Judy Small-Clarke, Rohan and Trevor Henry, Daphne, Carline and Frank Drayton.
Cousin of the Nurse, Baird, Greaves and Henry families of Orange Hill, St. James.
Father-in-law of Trevor Russell, Angela and Kay Boyce and Lanla Wilson (U.S.A.).
Brother-in-law of Archibald Wilson and others.
Friend of many.
The funeral of the late Urban Sylvester Drayton leaves Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy, on Friday, April 5th at 12:30 p.m. for St. James Parish Church, Church Point, St. James where relatives and friends are asked to meet for the Service of Thanksgiving at 2:30 p.m. The funeral will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the interment. The organist and choir are kindly asked to attend.
Relatives and friends can visit in the chapel of Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy to reflect the memories of Urban Sylvester Drayton from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Floral tributes may be sent to Earl’s Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday.