Funeral Arrangements Announced for Bill Drake, Adjunct Faculty Member

July 14, 2014 at 9:21 am

Funeral services will be held for William Bennett “Bill” Drake at 1 p.m. Monday, July 14 at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, 385 N. Church St., Spartanburg. Private burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Drake, a Spartanburg radio icon, served as an adjunct faculty member at USC Upstate for more than 27 years teach public speaking.

The University recognized him recently naming a new award for him to honor adjunct faculty members. Drake became the first recipient during a recognition service in May.

Read Drake’s obituary.

Read the Herald-Journal’s story about Drake.