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All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Korean War Veteran Gene Drayer

Sunday, September 17, 2023 @ 12:09 AM

Posted by Katie Bauer

SS geneGene Drayer served our country in the United States Army.

Name: Hardee E. Drayer (Gene)

Born: June 24, 1931

Died: July 10, 2023

Hometown: Sligo, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Army

Gene served two years in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was stationed at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, MD.

Gene attained the rank of Corporal.

He also served the community through his membership with the Rimersburg (Wildcat) Wesleyan Methodist Church.

Following his funeral service officiated by Rev. Mark Deeter, he was laid to rest at the Rimersburg Cemetery.

Click here to view a full obituary.

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All American Awards and Engraving is located on Route 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”. 

They can be found online at, by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll, or visit them here

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