David Garland “Sonny” Draper, 85, of Martinsville, VA passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Woltz Hospice Home. He was born March 27, 1936 to the late Frank Lester Draper and Gladys Parcell Draper. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Draper Agee and brother, Randall Leslie Draper.
Sonny was a member of Granberry United Methodist Church and was manager/part owner of D & A Cafe. After retiring from D & A, he became an avid bird watcher and professional grocery shopper.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Lawrence Draper of the home; daughter, Kimberly Draper Woolf (Bill) of Richmond, VA; grandson, Benjamin David Woolf; brother, Frank L. Draper, Jr. (Jeannie) of Ridgeway, VA; sister, Lemma Sue Draper Cobbler (George); numerous nieces and nephews; and special caregiver, Janeise Collins.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Roselawn Burial Park with Lay Preacher, Tom Blair officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Granberry United Methodist Church, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, or a charity of your choice.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Draper family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com.