Samuel Drew Kissel, 66, passed away at his home in Franklin, Indiana on February 7, 2021. He was born in Boone County, Indiana on April 10, 1954, the son of the late Sam E. and Frankie L. (Ratliff) Kissel

He was a 1972 graduate of Lebanon High School and attended Ball State University for a year. On September 5, 1975 he was married to Pamela J. “Pam” (Tallman) Kissel; she survives, and they shared 45 wonderful years together.

Drew was a heavy equipment sales representative for over 20 years in Indianapolis for MacAllister Machinery. He was a hard-working, honest man who took great pride in his work and appreciated all his faithful clients.

He was a devoted husband, loving father and amazing grandpa who enjoyed golf, camping, traveling in the RV, and bird watching. Drew had a lifelong interest in history, cherished his family and lived life to the fullest.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Kissel of Franklin; sons, Jeff (Rachel) Kissel of Southport, and Nathan Kissel of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Helen Kissel, Samuel Drew Kissel, Lincoln Kissel; brother, Gregg (Pamela) Kissel of Indianapolis and sister, Karen (Joe) Frank of Bloomington.

Memorial Services are planned for 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., on Friday, at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Streaming of the service can be viewed on the Myers Mortuary Facebook page beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12.

Memorials may be made in his memory to the National Parks Foundation, www.nationalparks.org or 1500 K. Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.