Obituary for Wayne Sanford Draper, Sr.

Wayne Sanford Draper, Sr., age 65 of Pulaski passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Lewis-Gale Medical Center, Salem. Born January 3, 1954 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Roby Sanford Draper & Lona Mae Taylor Draper.

His wife, Mary Louise Malone Draper, son, Wayne Sanford Draper “Jay” Jr. also preceded him in death.

He is survived by his 


Frances Louise (Wayne) Reid – Pulaski

Stella Ethel (Roby) Draper – Pulaski

James (Samantha) Gray, Jr. – Pulaski

Michael Lee Gray – Dublin

Cynthia Dawn (Kevin) Johnson – Pulaski 

11 Grandchildren       14 Great Grandchildren 


George (Sherri) Draper – Pulaski Co.

James Randy Draper – Pulaski

Robert “Bobby” (Katrina) Draper – Draper

Roby (Stella) Draper – Pulaski

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Randall Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 PM – Friday evening at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.