Mr. Clyde Marshall Raper, 86, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on February 25, 2021, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. A native of Rowan County, he was the son of the late William Taft Raper and Sallie Geneva Cranford Raper.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Monteen Addison Raper, on June 19, 2020. He was a self-employed entrepreneur for the majority of his life.

Mr. Raper is survived by his son, J. Lynn Raper I and his wife Debra; and his grandchildren, Crystal Hutchins and Jeffery Raper II and his wife Amanda. Also surviving are his great-grandchildren, Brody Hutchins and Jaxon Raper.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Raper will be held at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in Statesville. A private interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Raper and his family.