Drew A. Urquhart

drew urquhart

October 26, 1960 ~ December 26, 2021

Born in: East Meadow, NY
Resided in: Brentwood, NY

Drew’s Service will be livestreamed on Sunday  7:30 PM.  Please follow the link below.

Drew A. Urquhart, born a rising entrepreneur, owned his own lucrative landscaping business at the age of twenty-one. Since then he owned and managed multiple enterprises in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. His business ventures spread across his skills in carpentry, landscaping, construction, handyman, dry cleaners, nail salons, candy store, window company, barber shop. Most recently his businesses included a roofing company, Tattoo and smoke shop. Drew believed in being his own boss.

Being a Boss was only one side of his persona. Drew never stopped helping the elderly and homeless providing them with food, clothing and free services. He enjoyed keeping up multiple family gravesites for every season. His expertise (resources and hands-on training) helped many family and friends fulfill their career and educational goals into their own business ventures. Blessing many at their time of need was his nature. He will be missed…….

Drew Urquhart was born on October 26,1960 in the East Meadow Hospital to the late Bertram and Mary Alice Urquhart. He was the seventh of nine siblings. Drew resided most of his life in Nassau County where he met and married his beloved wife over forty years ago. He is survived by his wife, Yadira and children he loved dearly Tatiana (Courtney) Wilson, Christopher, and youngest Sydney. Survived by the grandchildren he loved even more Je’din, Je’sielle, Cairo, Caiomi, Syann. He is also survived by siblings Bertram (Regina), Janice (John) Barden, Kenneth (Juanita), Karen (Greg) Solomon, Dale (Angie) and Michelle (Cara). Preceded in death by brothers Kevin (Jacqueline) and George. In addition, Drew is survived by many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and extended relatives.

your Loving Wife, Yadira


Visitation: January 16, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Second Visitation: January 16, 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Service: January 17, 2022 10:00 am

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.


Commack Cemetery
Townline Road
Commack, NY 11725

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  1. May GOD bless your family and give you comfort at this time of lost. He was a great friend to our family and we will miss him as many others will also miss him for his great skills and love for his excellent work.


  2. Daly
    You left your print in the world brother in law. Now RIP in the arms of the mighty Lord. God bless and hold your wife, kids and grandkids as they heal from your loss.

  3. To you all I pray that today as you say goodbye with friends and most importantly family you find comfort in each other. May your memories hold strong. my love and condolences. RIP Drew

  4. I will always have you in my heart and prayers. I love you baby brother. R.I.P ❤️🙏Janice Barden 9765 Michael Dr. Romulus, Michigan 48174

  5. Your creativity and generosity have left an enormous mark on the world. We will always have fond memories of all of the great times and many laughs we shared over the years. You will always be remembered with love and gratitude and truly missed.

  6. Drew, I will always remember you as a loving, kindhearted, enterprising man who loved his family dearly and showed it tangibly, not just by lip-service. From the time we met as teenagers, and I grew to know you through your sister (Karen), who later became my dear sis-in-law, you’ve remained a genuine, sweet-natured soul who was always there for others, giving of yourself. Rest well, dear heart, and know that you will be greatly missed.

  7. The world has lost an incredible life. Our heartfelt
    condolences to you and the family. We pray that the Lord bless you with his comfort and love as he accepts Drew into his holy place. RIP Drew.

  8. Much love to Yadira, Tatiana, Christopher, Sydney, and beautiful grandchildren. We’ll continue to lift you up in prayer.

  9. My Urquhart Family,
    Uncle Drew You DEFINITELY WILL BE MISSED! You Have left an Impression on everyone you have come in contact with!! WE AS A FAMILY WILL DO OUR BEST TO HELP YOUR WIFE, CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN GET THRU THIS DAY AND DAYS TO COME..!! It’s Not Good Bye it’s See You Later I LOVE YOU ALL!! REST IN LOVE TIO

  10. candleHonestly I wish we were closer. You are truly inspiring and put your best foot forward everyday and I just wish We could’ve have laughed lived and learned more through each other. I know it’s too late now but thank you for showing us that if you put your best foot forward and you work hard, Anything is possible. God bless and love!

  11. candleDear Uncle Drew!

    It’s your niece Kayla and I just want to share some memories that I have of you when I stayed in New York for a summer when I was 13. I remember one night we were in the living room and we stayed up talking to 6am and I don’t remember everything that was said but what stayed with me is that you told me I Can make it in life! That I was smart & Different & Special. A 13 year d Girl needed to hear that from who she deemed to be Successful. I’m in absolute shock that this has happen because I know so much more life was supposed to be had. I pray your Family and friends. I will do everything in my power to Pray for them, Be there for them in this time of loss. Your impact has reached so many. Anyone who has talk to you will walk away from any conversations with you motivated to make things happen in their own lives. I love you and Know your in peace and with our lord & savior. The family will always miss you and grieve you. Amazing Man who made a Difference with everyone who knew him. Forever in our hearts Uncle Drew!

  12. candleMy precious brother,
    Rest in peace now. Your purpose here was well done. God has bigger plans for you. Until we meet again….
    Love and miss you terribly ❤

  13. candleDrew, you will be missed greatly. Thank you for all that you did for me and my family over the years. We will always keep the good memories. Rest In Peace, and may God watch over the family in this difficult season.

  14. candleI am at a loss for words Drew. You were my best friend’s first and only true love. You shared three beautiful children with her. You will be truly missed in so many areas.
    Tatiana, Christopher and Sydney, I know you will give it your all to keep up your father’s legacy. Titi Maria and wife-Tania are always here for you.

  15. The Stovall family would like to send Aunt G (Yadira) and family our love and prayers during this time.

    Rest in Heaven Uncle Drew. Your work here on earth will never be forgotten. ~Love, your niece and family ❤️🙏🏽

  16. Rest in peace Drew. Our prayers are with the family as you continue to grieve such a huge loss. May God be of comfort.

  17. My deepest condolences family! I am sharing in your sadness as Drew is being remembered, for he will not be forgotten! Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers! We are here for you!

  18. candleMay the light of heaven light your way, Drew. Rest in peace & happiness. Que dios te bendiga.
    My thoughts and prayers to all who loved him.

  19. To the Urquhart family, I send my deepest condolences for the passing of Drew.
    May they all find their own way to peace. A brother-in-law who honored his word to my
    father to take care of his daughter and family. May you be in the glory of our heavenly Father.

  20. You don’t even know how much i I miss you. Even a year later I’m mourning for you. I’m proud of my last name because of YOU.

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