About Daniel Calvin () Drummond Jr:
Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 27 July 2006
D.C. Drummond, Jr., 65, died Tuesday, July 18, 2006 near his
home in the Tracy Community while fishing. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Friday, July 21 at Phillips
and Luckey Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Barron of San Gabriel Christian Church and Rev. Doug Springer
of Rockdale Full Gospel Church officiating. Burial followed in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.
Drummond was born Oct. 9, 1940 in the Duncan Community near Rockdale to D.C. and Juanita (Reed) Drummond.
He married Yvonne Campbell on July 24, 1965 in Deer Park. He attended Sharp School and graduated
from Rockdale High School in 1958. He went onto get a Bachelor?s in Business Administration from the
University of Texas at Austin in 1965.
He first worked for Lockheed at NASA Space Center in Houston
from 1965-1967, then moved with his family to Tulsa, Tulsa Co, Ok, where he worked for Amoco until returning
home to central Texas in 1969. From 1969 until 1982, he worked as a computer software developer for
Texas MHMR in Austin and Zinder and Associates. He then cofounded Threshold and Associates, a computer
consulting firm with Max Dickey of Dallas. Mr. Drummond also worked as a software developer for MARC
in Dallas, Dell Computer in Round Rock, and several other corporations. He was a computer programmer
who had a successful career until his retirement in 2001 following a major stroke.
He was a member
of San Gabriel Christian Church where he taught Sunday school and found a great friend and brother-in-Christ
in Pastor Ray Barron, his ?best friend? at the end of his life. Mr. Drummond was a member of Rockdale
Masonic Lodge No. 414 and Texas Scottish Rite.
He was preceded in death by his father on Aug.
25, 1995 and mother on May 21, 1999.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Drummond of Tracy; two sons,
Steve Drummond and wife Teresa of Southlake and Dan Drummond, III and wife Sheila of Frisco; daughter,
Rene Massengale and husband Bert of Waco; two sisters, Sue Riddle and husband George of Mexia and Shirley
Lands of Mexia; three grandchildren, Dustin Drummond, Kyle Massengale and Emily Massengale.
included David Lands, Tommy Visage, Harvey Cox, Fred Hudman, David Garrett and Allen Leschber. Memorials
may be made to San Gabriel Christian Building Fund, 4517 N. FM 486, Thorndale, Tx 76577.