Lionel E. Draper, 77, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Sullivan Park Care Center, in Spokane Valley.

He was born March 27, 1942, in Omak, Wash., to Erwin and Frances Draper, and was raised in Lewiston. Lionel was one of six children.

Lionel’s great love was his family and fishing. He was a union electrician his whole working career until he retired.

Lionel is survived by his son, Kurt, of Las Vegas; daughter Kim, of Nebraska; stepson Terry of New Mexico; sister Barbara, of Clarkston; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Lelah Costello; and brothers Gary, Rodger and Rodney Draper.

The family would like to express sincere appreciation to his loving neighbors, friends and the care team at Sullivan Park Rehab Center of Spokane Valley.

Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time.