Jay Drummond

 Jay R. Drummond 65, of the greater Kansas City area. Jay lost his battle to cancer on May 15, 2010.  Born in Oakland, CA, he grew up in the Kansas City area.  Jay also resided in Detroit, MN, NYC, and Atlanta. He graduated from Raytown High School.  He was preceded in death by his parents J.W. (Bill) and Doris I. Drummond.  He is survived by his son Jay Drummond Jr. and his wife Clare of Arvada, CO. His daughter De Anna Harper and her husband Bently of Olathe, KS. Three grandsons- Cole, Cody and Cory Harper. Brothers Michael L. Drummond of Deerfield Beach, FL. Mark Drummond of KC, MO. Patrick Drummond and his wife Terri of Blue Springs, MO. Step-mom Joanne Drummond. His sister Cathy and (Husband) David Lambrecht and family of Buckner, Mo.  Daniel Drummond of Wellington, MO. Many step siblings, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Jay retired from Fidelity/BostonCoach. His career was spent with J. C. Nichols Co. and others in the advertising, marketing and public relations industry. Jay loved his family, Donald Duck, trains, teaching, the outdoors and photography.  We will be Celebrating his Life on May 29, 2010, details available on JDrummondmemorial@sbcglobal.net  Thefamily deeply appreciates and expresses thanks for the caring and gentle attention that was provided by Catholic Community Hospice of Kansas. QUACK! QUACK (arr. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 913-789-8998)

Visits: 4


  1. Catherine Moran on May 23, 2010 at 9:56 am

    I had the honor of knowing Jay when he worked at Metcalf south many yr ago. What a wonderful person. I know you will miss him deeply. Sincerely Cathy Moran

  2. De Anna Harper on May 23, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    If you would like to join us in celebrating Jay’s life on May 29th from 1:00 – 3:00 in Olathe, KS. Here is a email for more information: JDrummmondmemorial@sbcglobal.net

  3. Terri Drummond on May 24, 2010 at 10:44 am

    I am so grateful for the gift of joy that you always brought our home. I have endless memories of you and our late night talks. You have amazing children your gift and legacy and our gift too. May god wrap you in his arms and show you his endless love. Terri Drummond

  4. Jay Drummond Jr. on May 24, 2010 at 11:11 am

    R.I.P. Pop. Love you and miss you.

  5. Nora from Catholic Community Hospice on May 24, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Thank you, Jay, for giving new and deeper meaning to the lyrics and music of Elvis and the Beatles. Thank you Cole,Cody, and Cory for helping us with the music and guitars. And thank you, Deana, for trusting me with the macaroni and cheese! God bless you all and all of your family.

  6. De Anna Harper on May 29, 2010 at 9:04 am

    DAD- We are celebrating your life today! You will always be in my heart. I love you and miss you. deeply. Thank you for all the laughs, the tears, and the wonderful influence in my life. Rest in peace dad.

  7. Philip Devlin on June 23, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    I had the honor of working with Jay in Atlanta GA. He was such a kind and helpful person and loved making children smile. I think of him often and am so grateful I had the opportunity to get to know him.

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