Ralph Dwane Draper, 71, French LickNovember 15, 2018
Ralph Dwane Draper, 71, of French Lick, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at IU Health Paoli Hospital.
He was born on December 8, 1946, in Herrin, Illinois, to Ralph M. and Esther L. Draper.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents.
Ralph was a United States Army Veteran in the Vietnam War and a member of French Lick American Legion Post 76, Orleans Masonic Lodge F&AM 153 and Loyal Order of Moose.
He retired as an Operations Manager at Orange County REMC, had worked for Cinergy and was a member of I.B.E.W. Local 1393.
Ralph is survived by two sons, Tim Austin (Jennifer), Orleans, and Chris Austin (Sharron), Paoli; one daughter, Alison Harper,Oakland City; and five grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen and a private service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, French Lick.
Condolences may be made on the funeral home’s Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.
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