Funeral services for Warren Drew, 65, a longtime restaurant owner, will be held at noon Wednesday in the Harris Hill Chapel of the Amigone Funeral Home, 8440 Main St., Clarence.
Operator of the Hunter's Horn Inn, Lockport, for the last six years, Drew died Sunday (May 21, 1989) in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a long illness. He will be buried in Acacia Park Resthaven Cemetery, Pendleton.
Drew was the grandfather of Adam Walsh, the 6-year-old boy who was kidnapped from a Hollywood, Fla., shopping mall in 1981 and found murdered a week later. The case, which was widely publicized, became the subject of a made-for-television movie and helped inspire missing children's legislation.
The father of Reve Walsh, Adam's mother, Drew was active as a promoter of the Adam Walsh Child Resource Center, Rochester.
Born in Throop, Pa., Drew came to the Buffalo area in the 1940s and lived in Clarence. He operated a home-building company before going into the restaurant business in 1954 as owner and operator of the Club Sheridan in Amherst.
He subsequently owned the Wishing Well, Clarence, and Darien Country Club, Darien. In addition, he managed the River Ranch Restaurant, Kissimmee, Fla., before buying the Hunter's Horn Inn.
Drew was a World War II Army veteran and was a longtime member of the Clarence Lions and Rotary clubs.
Besides Mrs. Walsh, a Florida resident, he is survived by his wife, Edelgard; another daughter, Elsbeth Farber of Afton; two sons, Clifford and Warren J., both of Lockport, and nine grandchildren.