Welcome to the memorial page for

Earl "Crocker" Drayton

1943 ~ 2019 (age 75)

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“It was beautiful as long as it lasted, the journey of my life…

…I smile and bid you goodbye.

No, shed no tears for I need them not.

All I need is your smile.”


On March 5, 2019, Mr. Earl “Crocker” Drayton, 75, of Hilton Head, SC  transitioned from this earthly life into eternal rest.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Peter & Janie Drayton, siblings; Francis Drayton, Ethel Smith, Shirley Moultrie, Nathaniel Drayton, Peter Drayton & Lucille Fox.

Crocker as he was called by many leaves a to cherish memories to his children; Brenda (Anthony) Jackson, Rochelle ( Michael) Bush, Denise Drayton, Jeneice (Elvin) Wright, Earl (Luverta) Smith, Tyrone Drayton, Elvis Drayton, his sister  Georgia Mae ( Eugene) Orage, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Celebration of Life Services Saturday March 9, 2019  at 11:00 am at St James Baptist Church, 209 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC. Interment Amelia Cemetery.


Please feel free to light a candle ​in loving memory and sign the guestbook​ with an expression of love to the family.


Final Care and Services with Distinction, Dependability and Dignity provided to the Drayton and connected families by Stiney’s Funeral Home


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
March 9, 2019

11:00 AM
St. James Baptist Church
209 Beach City Rd,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Interment following funeral service
March 9, 2019

Ameila Cemetery
95 Squire Pope Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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