top banner

Obituary Listings

Bradford Draper

August 1, 1933 August 12, 2022
Bradford Draper
There are condolences waiting approval on Bradford's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Bradford

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Bradford Draper

Bradford Draper, 89, of Harrisburg, Illinois, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones. He was born August 1, 1933 in Xenia, Illinois to Amos Cort and Grace Elizabeth Jones Draper. He worked at Armour Meat Packing in Peoria, Illinois and retired from General Motors in Tilton, Illinois. He was a member of the UAW and AFL-CI0. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bradford married Lillian Personette on June 21, 1952 and cherished 70 years of marriage, and she survives.

Surviving are his wife Lillian Draper of Harrisburg, Illinois. Daughter, Sandra Carter of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Daughter-in-law, Debbie Draper of Harrisburg, Illinois. Five grandchildren, Sean Michael Draper, Brandy Jeane Draper, Dustin Eric Carter, Natalie Blair Nichols, Mitchell Ryan Carter and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents. Son, Bradford E. Draper who passed on September 21, 2017. Brothers, Ezra Draper, Glen Draper, Sam Draper, Delbert Draper and Charles Draper. Sisters, Eldena Bradley, Ida Langford, Dixie Lopez and Rose Draper.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 20, 2022 at the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg, Illinois. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 20, 2022 at the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg, Illinois.

To plant a tree in memory of Bradford Draper, visit the Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

20

Aug

11:00 AM 8/20/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 8/20/2022 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Aug

1:00 PM 8/20/2022 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

_
Harrisburg, IL 62946

_ Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...