Charles Francis Draper


December 16, 1932 - January 09, 2019

Charles Francis Draper, age 86, of Townley, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Princeton Baptist Medical Center.

Mr. Draper was born in Roxana, IL on December 16, 1932.  He served in the US Navy on the USS Sphinx (ARL 24) from 1951-1955.

The family will receive friends on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be Friday, January 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Walker Memory Gardens.  Jerry White and John Cooner will officiate.

Mr. Draper was preceded in death by his Parents-Charles H. Draper and Minnie Darnell Draper; Brothers-Clifford Draper, Willard Draper, Edwin Draper and Robert Draper; Father-in-law-R.M. Edgil.

He is survived by his Wife of 48 years-Linda Edgil Draper; Mother-in-law-Willodean T. Edgil; Son-David Charles Draper; Grandson-Austin J. Draper.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper: 205-384-5571