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Edwin H. Draper

Edwin H. Draper, 80, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. Edwin was a native of Halifax County, North Carolina and moved to Hampton in 1960 and was a Yorktown resident since 1976. He retired from Newport News Shipyard X31 in 1996 after 36 years. He was a member of Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church.
He is survived by the love of his life of 57 years Anne Draper; his children Cindy Thomas (Brad) and Neal Draper (Michelle); grandkids, Elizabeth Drewery (Thomas), Michael Thomas, Alyson Draper and Cole Draper; a great granddaughter, Camryn; brother Julian Draper (Ellen); in laws, Erma Hux, Bobby and Gwen Powell, Jr., Judy Smith, Louise Roach and William and Lynn Powell; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday October 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Amory Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 or to York County Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA, 23692.

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