GASTONIA - Howard "Pops" Draper, 67, passed away July 8, 2013, at his home.
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He was born July 27, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland.
The family would like to send a special "thank you" to Gaston Hospice for their care of Mr. Draper.
Services are private.
He is survived by: his son, Gregory Jumper and wife Lindsey; daughters, Barbara Stone and husband, Alex, Joan French and husband, Dan; sister, Helen Jones and husband, Jimmy; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, JoAnn Draper; mother, Louise Bureece; daughter, Samantha Jumper; grandson, Joey Jumper.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 10, 2013