In Loving

Carl Franklin Drumheller

February 28, 1937 – April 27, 2022

Frank Drumheller passed away April 27, 2022 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va. with his family by his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents Carl & Virgie Drumheller; and brother Charles Drumheller.

Frank was born February 28, 1937 in Augusta County, Va; where he lived out his childhood.  Frank received his Batchers degree from Bridgewater College and Masters degree from the University of Virginia.  He served in the Peace Corps for 2 years.  He served as Director of Federal Programs in Louisa County, Va. and Albemarle County, Va., high school principal at Louisa County High School, then went on to serve as Director of Instruction / Assistant Superintendent for the Madison County school system where he retired in 1997.  After retirement he served on the Louisa Town Council and one term as Mayor of the town of Louisa.  Frank was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Louisa.  He served as Choir Director, Senior Warden, member of the Board of Trustees; along with other official offices of the church.  His love for antique cars, particularly Studebakers; was well known throughout the community.

Frank is survived by his wife of 53 years Jackie; 3 children Vicky Dodson, Jay Dodson (Tracy), Wade Drumheller; 2 grandchildren Allyson McCormick (Joel), Jaimie Dodson; 2 Brothers Ray Drumheller (Mary Alice), Glenn Drumheller (Jane); 1 Sister-in-Law Ellen Drumheller; numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 1:30pm to 2:30pm Saturday, May 14, 2022 at St James Episcopal Church. Memorial Service will be Saturday, May 14, 2022 at St. James Episcopal Church at 2:30pm; followed by a private interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.  For anyone wishing to do so; flowers may be sent to Woodward Funeral Home.

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