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Bobby Ray Raper

February 28, 1936 January 22, 2019
Bobby Ray Raper
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Obituary for Bobby Ray Raper

Bobby Ray Raper, 82, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at Smithfield Manor Nursing and Rehab.

Bobby was born in Wilson County on February 28, 1936 to the late Kermit and Maybelle Narron Raper.

The family will receive friends on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service. A service to remember his life will follow the visitation at 1:30 p.m. by the graveside at the Raper Family Cemetery with the Rev. James Murray officiating.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife, Judy Batten Raper; son, Bobby Glenn Raper and wife Lori of Kenly; daughter, Barbara Raper Pugh and fiancé Erik Schuette of Wilmington; brothers, Johnny Raper and wife Ruth of Elm City; Jerry Raper and wife Debbie of Wilson; sister, Gail Raper Johnson and husband Ray of Kenly; grandchildren, A.J. Green, Austin Pugh, and Marina Raper.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother William Raper and sister, Jeanette Raper Boykin.

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12:00 PM 1/25/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service

103 E Second St
Kenly, NC 27542

Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service
103 E Second St Kenly 27542 NC
United States





1:30 PM 1/25/2019 1:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/25/2019 2:00:00 PM
Raper Family Cemetery

NC 42 E.
Middlesex, NC 27557

Raper Family Cemetery
NC 42 E. Middlesex 27557 NC
United States

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