Born: August 19, 1938
Died: January 08, 2013
Edwin “Skipper” Lawrence Draper, age 74, of Owendale, formerly of Detroit, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
He was born August 19, 1938 in Memphis, MI to the late Charles L. and Frances (Smith) Draper.
Edwin attended Algonac High School and served in the National Guard as a young man. He was a master electrician.
He is survived by a daughter, Kelliegean Hudson of Detroit, MI and a son, Lendell McClanahan of Macomb Township, MI; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Judith Davidson of Owendale, MI, Belva Jean Ingram of Mississippi and Hazel Kudzia of Jeddo, MI; several nieces and nephews.
Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his son, Eric and three sisters,
Frances, Charlene and Janet.
He was a special gift to us and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe, Mi.
Condolences may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com