William Edward Drago
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Funeral Services for William Edward Drago will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 in the chapel of John Kramer & Son with Rev. Dan O'Connor officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Visitation will be held from 8:00 a.m. until time of service on Monday, July 7, 2014 at the funeral home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014.
William Edward Drago, 77, of Alexandria, passed away on July 2, 2014 at CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital.
William was preceded in death by: his parents, George and Johanna "Jenny" Holy Drago; brother, Walter Drago.
William Edward Drago (Billy) was 77 years of age. He was born Catholic and raised in Alexandria, La. Billy was a journey wireman for IBEW for 52 years. Billy has enjoyed retirement for the last 15 years. Since retiring, Billy has enjoyed life by drinking and socializing with many friends. Billy was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed camping and boating. He played semi-pro baseball in his younger days. Billy will be sadly missed by all especially those he left behind.
Those left to cherish his memories include: son, Timmy Drago (wife Dana) of Bloomingdale, Texas; son, Randy Drago (wife Christal) of Pond Creek, Oklahoma; 5 grandchildren: Tiffany and Jenny Drago, Daniel Drago, Ashlee and RJ Drago; 4 great grandchildren: David, Mat and Josh Drago and Lillie Drago. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Barbara Drago and nephew Jeff Drago and stepchildren, Teresa Yoho-Mitchell of Enid, Oklahoma and Bill Yoho of Leroy, Kansas.
Pallbearers honored to serve are Gregory York, Johnny Tracy, Ducie Ducote, Kermit Bowman, Tommy McGinty and Richard Heardy.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Billy Wayne Cook.
Family requests memorials to be sent to Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, 401 21st St., Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 or Masses said in Mr. Drago's name.
To extend online notes of condolences to the Drago family, please visit www.kramerfunerals.com.
Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Published in The Town Talk on July 6, 2014