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William Roy Draffen, Sr
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Birth: May 7, 1921
Marshall County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 2003
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Paducah Sun obituary

Died Sunday at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN. Mr.Draffen, age 81 was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He owned and operated Draffen's Dept. store in Calvert City for 50 years, also worked until retirement for the state of Kentucky as employment counselor for veterans. He purchased the original Calvert home, Oak Hill, in 1948 and later recounted the history of Calvert City in a book he authored by the same name. He was a charter member of Calvert City Lions Club and a member of First Baptist Church where he served as church organist since age 12. His wife of 55 years, Attie Mae Little Draffen, survives as well as one son, a daughter, a sister, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Parents: Mert J. and Jennie Vannerson Draffen. 
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  Mert J. Draffen (1886 - 1970)
  Jennie Vannerson Draffen (1889 - 1969)
  Attie Mae Little Draffen (1922 - 2003)
  Sara Frances Draffen Russell (1916 - 2014)*
  William Roy Draffen (1921 - 2003)
*Calculated relationship
Calvert City Cemetery
Calvert City
Marshall County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: BLB
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25157995
William Roy Draffen, Sr
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William Roy Draffen, Sr
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William Roy Draffen, Sr
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