James Drawdy (February 06, 1933 - March 05, 2022)

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James Drawdy
  • February 06, 1933
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  • March 05, 2022

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Dr. James F. Drawdy, DVM

                            February 6, 1933 – March 5, 2022

                Miami, Florida – Dr. James F. Drawdy, 89, passed away on March 5, 2022.  He was born in Nashville, Georgia on February 6, 1933, to Lena and Perry Drawdy. 

James graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary School in 1958. After graduation, James entered the United States Army as a 1st Lieutenant. He served as a Veterinarian to the U.S. Army Medical Research Program at Fort Detrick from July 1958-July 1960. He had great stories of working with and saving sick monkeys in the research program. After being discharged from the Army in July of 1960, James moved to South Florida where he practiced at Miami Springs Animal Hospital for a year. In 1961, He opened Palm Springs Animal Hospital where he practiced until 2002.  For 41 years he served the Hialeah-Miami Lakes area mainly treating domestic animals.

James is survived by his daughters, Sheila Drawdy; Sherry Hogg (husband Mike); and Sandra Drawdy and four grandchildren J.R., Kaylee, Jason, and Thomas.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday March 11th at 10 am at Bowen-Donaldson Funeral Home 420 Love Avenue Tifton, Georgia 31794.

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