Carl Edward Draper, a spirited and witty gentleman, born on May 26, 1935, in Thurmont, MD, passed away on September 12, 2023. He spent the majority of his life in Clarendon, Texas, where he was known and cherished by many. Carl was a devoted father, a loyal friend, and a respected member of the community. His sharp wit and lively spirit were a beacon of joy that brightened the lives of everyone fortunate enough to know him.
Carl led a fulfilling life as a truck driver for Merchants Fast Motorlines before his retirement. His love for the open road didn’t end with his retirement as he embarked on a new adventure as an RV Park owner, sharing his passion for travel and exploration with others. He was a living testament to the fact that life is a journey filled with countless memories to be made and cherished. Carl is survived by his children: Rusty Draper, Karlyn Fincher, Tim Draper, and Vera Levandowski. He is preceded in death by his parents, Worth and Helen Draper.
We invite you to share your favorite memories and photos of Carl on his memorial page. His legacy will continue to live on through the stories and memories we share. Carl’s life was a testament to the power of a positive attitude and a zest for life, and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.