Official Obituary of

William "Bill" R. Drykos

February 27, 1939 ~ March 17, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

William "Bill" Drykos Obituary

William “Bill” Ronald Drykos, 85 of Opelika, Alabama passed away on February 17, 2024 at Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama.

Internment will be at Fort Mitchell National Military Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

Bill was born in Chicago, Illinois to Charlotte and Angelo Drykos (Evangelo Drikos). He graduated from Williams High School and the University of Illinois where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force.

Bill is proceeded in death by parents Charlotte Sullivan and Angelo Drykos (Evangelo Drikos), brother Anthony “Ted” Drykos, and sisters Elaine Villarreal, Mary Freiwald, and Teresa Drykos, all of Chicago, Illinois.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Marie Antionette Drykos, daughters Laura Morales of Katy, Texas and Noelle Abrams (John) of Auburn, Alabama, sister Elizabeth DeMarche of Chicago, Illinois, grandchildren Meghan Laubscher (Albin) of Hockley, Texas, Matthew Morales (Kandice) of Crosby, Texas, John Abrams III of Auburn, Alabama, and William Jackson Abrams of Auburn, Alabama, 6 great grandchildren, nephew Anthony “Tony” Drykos (Charlotte) of Avon, Indiana and a number of other nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the dedicated staffs of East Alabama Health, Compassus Hospice and Bethany House.

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