Raymond Radford Harper, of Troy, MO, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2023, at the age of 90. Loving husband of the late Dollie Dimple Harper; beloved son of the late Bob and Maggie Harper; devoted father of Jason (Kimberly) Harper and Linda Kay (Bob) Hercules; cherished grandfather of Katie Harper, Kenzie Harper, Todd (Charley) Hercules, and Stacy (Eric) Stone; treasured great-grandfather of Roman and Micah Hercules; loving brother of 12 brothers and sisters; brother-in-law of Waldeen Harper.
Raymond, a proud United States Marine, exemplified unwavering dedication and strong work ethic throughout his life. An avid gardener and skilled woodworker, he found joy in cultivating both the land and his creative pursuits, as well as a passion for fishing. With his warm and caring spirit, Raymond touched the lives of those around him. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
As a memorial to Raymond, please take a little time, and a little money and make a memory with your child or grandchild.