<![CDATA[Richmond, Ind. - Larry Clayton Raper, age 74, Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. Born June 21, 1939, in Richmond, to Robert and Mary Stubbs Raper, he lived in Richmond his entire life. Larry was a 1957 graduate of Boston High School. He was employed at Matthews and Sons and at Kaiser and Grammer Industries, where as a professional truck driver he logged over four million accident free miles. Farming was his passion in his spare time and during his retirement years. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, he enjoyed watching IU basketball, Indianapolis Colts football, and NASCAR. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Paula Ann Flatter Raper, to whom he was married on September 30, 1961; two daughters, Shelley Raper of Fishers, Indiana and Beth (Rick) Verhoestra of Fishers, Indiana; son, Bob (Deanna) Raper of Richmond; four grandchildren, Adam Verhoestra, John Verhoestra, Dalton Raper, and Clayton Raper; brother, James (Joan) Raper of Liberty, Indiana; nephew and nieces, Randy Raper of Richmond, Jayma (Dale) Wilburn of Liberty, Indiana, and Jenny (Mark) Boggs of New Paris, Ohio; cousins; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Clarence and Grace Raper and Jennie and Clayton Stubbs; and brother, William Raper and his wife Barbara Raper. Special thank you to Dr. Tina Reichley of Richmond, Dr. Michael Robertson of Indianapolis, Dr. Michael Kraus of Indianapolis, Dr. Thomas Grayson of Richmond, and the dedicated staff of Reid Hospital. Visitation for Larry Clayton Raper will be from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Merle Rummel officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Centerville, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 9075 North Meridian Street, Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46260 or Reid Hospital Foundation, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.