Richard Raper

April 12, 1938 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 84)


Funeral services for Richard Raper will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, 2:00 PM at Unity Baptist Church, Hugo, Oklahoma with W. F. Grammar officiating. Richard Emmit Raper passed Wednesday, August 24, 2022, in Paris, Texas at the age of 84

Richard Emmit Raper was born April 12, 1938, in Maud, Oklahoma to Arvel and Edith (Jarrett) Raper. After graduating from Hugo High School in 1957, he served two years in the Marine Corp. Along with being a Baptist Deacon, he enjoyed teaching Sunday School. He was manager of the Otasco Store in Hugo for many years. He worked for Goodland Children's Home as ranch manager and retired from there. Some of his joys were reading his Bible, ranching and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Gerry Lou; two daughters, Kim Johnson and husband, JJ, Rene Stewart; one son, Cory Raper and wife, Shelia; grandchildren, Alicia Rouse and husband Matt, Dustin Caldwell, Rowan Raper, Cody Wright, Chris Stewart and wife, Elizabeth, Toby Johnson and wife, Kristie; nine great grandchildren; two stepsons, Jeff Tucker and wife, Lisa, Greg Tucker and wife, Glenda; four step grandchildren and five step great grands.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Ranean; his parents, Arvel and Edith (Jarrett) Raper; brother, A.J. Raper; sisters, Barbara Lee Campbell and Donna Benge.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 26, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home

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August 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home
216 E Jackson
Hugo, OK

August 27, 2022

2:00 PM
Unity Baptist Church

Hugo, OK 74743

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