Willie B. Draugon

Willie B. Draughon, 74. Sunrise February 25, 1939 in Dunn, NC and Sunset January 7, 2014. Willie retired from Capital University as Superintendent of Maintenance after 40 years of service. He was a member of Gospel Tabernacle United Holiness Church of America where he served God and the church in many capacities. He was also a member of The White Castle Club Alum Creek and 5th Ave. Locations. Willie was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Eddie and Avetta Draughon, sisters Ruthella Womack, Christella Woody, “Odell Draughon, Barbara Draughon and Rose Greene, and brothers Eddie “Buck” Draughon, Velton Draughon, Charlie Henry Draughon and James “JD” Draughon. Left to cherish his memory are, wife Beverly S. Draughon, daughter Delphine Judy (Gregory) Cooper, sons Willie Bernard Draughon, David Wayne Draughon, Maurice Darryl (Bev) Draughon, Duane Van (Isabel) Draughon and Andrew Wayne Draughon, stepson Tommy Battle, sister Marjorie (Walter) Roberts, brothers Russell (Dalene) Draughon, Joseph Draughon, Johnny (Evelyn) Draughon and Roy (Vanessa) Draughon Sr., 23 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Hyacinth Lovell :

    To the Draughon Family,

    We send our condolences to you, and we have you in our thoughts and prayer.

    Hyacinth Lovell
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada

    Colstone Lovell
    Christ Church, Barbados

  2. HAZEL Amy Dixon :

    To my cousin David and the Draugon families, my condolences and heart goes out to you all. Mr. Billy Draugon will be missed. I will keep you all in my prayers.David I love you and I will be praying for you.If you need to talk or anything call me.Bless you all!

  3. My sincere condolences to the Draughon family in the passing of husband and father. Thinking of you all and your families is difficult to convey all the sympathy that goes out to you all, but hopes you know how close you are in heart and thought today.

    There are many people who come and go in our lives, A few touch us in ways that changes us forever making us better from knowing them.

    My Deepest Sympathy To You All!

    Best regards,
    Winston Barnes
    Toronto, Canada

  4. My sincere condolences to the Draughon family in the passing of husband and father. Thinking of you all and your families is difficult to convey all the sympathy that goes out to you all, but hopes you know how close you are in heart and thought today.

    There are many people who come and go in our lives, A few touch us in ways that changes us forever making us better from knowing them.

    My Deepest Sympathy To You All!

    Best regards,
    Winston Barnes
    Toronto, Canada

  5. Jonathan Draughon :

    Good by my dear brother. As we take you to the cemetary to lay you to rest, don't worry, that is just a short path to your mansion chion on the other side of the grave yard that is waiting for you.

  6. Angela Draughon King :

    To my Ohio family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God does not make any mistakes. Cousin Billy was loved by so many may his spirit lives in you everyday. Love and hugs to you. Your cousin Angela Atlanta Georgia

  7. Audrey Williams :

    To Beverly & all of our dear family. From Curtis & Arensia Williams & Family

    We are thinking of you & praying for you, your children, and all of the Draughon family. Billy was so very dear to us. We will always cherish the memory of the time we spent with you at your home when we were there for the reunion. You will always have an open invitation to come & visit with us in North Carolina. Our whole family holds great respect and honor for you and for Billy. We wish that we could be there with you in person, however you already know that our hearts will be close to yours. With love, in God's peace, Elder Curtis Williams, Arensia Williams, Belvia & Andrew Williams, Audrey Williams, Cravon Williams, Sharon & Ollie Herring and Jason & Justus Williams

  8. Pastor James and Rosie Johnson :

    To Elder Beverly Draughon and Family:
    We were saddened to hear of the home going of Brother Billy. Ww knew him to be a kind, loving person who loved his wife , family, and people. Whenever he saw us he greeted us with that big smile and love. We know that you will miss him, but you have fond memories of the years you spent together. Lean on God at this time. He will never let you down. Sorry that we can not be there at his services, but we are praying for you.

  9. Brenda Marlin-Owens :

    To the Draughon Family: My deepest sympathy to the family and know that we are yet praying for you. May God continually give you strength.

  10. Rich and Carol Conway :

    Willie was a great boss at Capital University for many years and always a good friend. He really enjoyed his retirement, traveling to family and friends in the Carolinas and Jamaica – too bad it ended so soon. He will be missed by many.

  11. Carolyn "Susie" Duncan-Hammonds Family :

    To the Family,

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  12. Mary N.Maultsby :

    Bev Draughon and the Draughon Family, My Prayers and Thoughts Continue To Be With You! Mr. Billy was a Wonderful Man! I only knew him for a couple years, but what a Giant Impression! God Will Take Care Of You!
    Love, Mary N. Maultsby and Family

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