June 1, 1954 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 64)

Beverly Clifford (Johnny) Draper, Jr. 64 of Monessen went to his eternal rest, suddenly on May 5, 2019.  Born June 1, 1954 he was the son of the late Beverly C. and Helen Christian Draper. He was a lifelong resident of Monessen. Following his graduation from Monessen High School in 1972, Johnny Played football at Indiana University of Pennsylvania before attending Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.  After graduating he joined His father in business.  In addition to being the owner and supervisor of Beverly C. Draper funeral Home, he was employed by Volkswagen, and Sony both in New Stanton. He graduated from The Culinary Institute of Pittsburgh and worked for a time as a chef at Cedarbrook Clubhouse Grille in Rostraver, Pa.  Most recently he was employed by Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc. (S.P.H.S.) in a house in Monessen.

  Johnny was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church in Donora, where he served as Trustee, Men’s Day chairman and the van transportation. 

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister; Joyce Draper McLee.

Johnny is survived by a Nephew; Kevin McLee and great niece and nephew Joyce and Kevin McLee all of Pittsburgh. Many cousins a few to which he was very close; Shelley (Rob) Ramsey, Dale (Michele) Simpson Maurice “Tubby” (Rella) Rice, Kay Dudley, Marlene Poindexter and Helen McKissick along with many others and a host of family members and friends.

Friends will be received Friday, May 10,2019 from 3:00 until 8:00pm. and Saturday from 10:00 until 11:00am the hour of service. In the St. Paul Baptist Church 49 South McKean Ave. Donora, Pa.  15033.

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