He was preceded in death by his father, John D. Napier, Jr., and one brother, Jeffery Napier.
He is survived by his mother, Erie M. Napier; sisters Linda Gale Campbell and Antoinette Adams; brother Bryan Napier and a host of family and friends.
Arrangements were handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard where the family received friends on Monday, December 20. Services immediately followed with Rev. A.D. Pete McGee officiating. Interment was at Balis Napier Cemetery located at Lotts Creek.