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Theodore Roosevelt Draughn

Theodore Roosevelt Draughn

June 14, 1942 - October 29, 2018

Early Monday morning on October 29, 2018 at 6:58 am, God sent his angel to Duke Hospital Medical Center to stand beside Theodore Draughn, and gently called him home. <br /> <br /> He was the son of the late Willie and Thelma Draughn of Newport News, Virginia. At an early age, he had a love for music and his guitar were he joined a local band in the community of Newport News, Virginia. He received his high school diploma at Carver High School in Newport News, Virginia. Then later became a faithful hard-working man at EPA in Durham, North Carolina, where he retired in 2015. <br /> <br /> He was joined in holy matrimony to Mrs. Patsy Joint-Draughn on April 11, 2008 in Durham, NC. <br /> <br /> Confined at home for some time, he bore his illness with patience and perseverance. He was a lovable person, always willing to help anyone and did not mind helping others. <br /> <br /> Theodore was predeceased in death by his parents, Willie and Thelma Draughn; three brothers and four sisters, Willie Draughn Jr., Thurman Draughn, Russell Draughn, Aubrey Draughn, Magaline Draughn, Mary Draughn, and Queen Draughn. <br /> He leaves his to cherish his memory two sons, Theodore Jr., & Rodney Draughn; one daughter, Kendra Draughn; one step-son, Cedric Joint; two step-daughters, Yalonda Joint & Maronda Joint; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends.

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Holloway Memorial Funeral Home

2502 NC Highway 55, Durham, NC

Viewing (Wake)

November 04, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Holloway Memorial Funeral Home

2502 NC-55, Durham, NC, USA

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