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Harvey Raper

Harvey Raper was the Ranger at Skymont Scout Reservation from its inception through the 1991 camping season.  He is a 1991 recipient of the Silver Beaver award.  Harvey also attended the 1977 National Scout Jamboree, the 1977 National Order of the Arrow Conference, and the 1992 National Order of the Arrow Conference.  Prior to his service as camp Ranger, Harvey founded Troop 147 (Ooltewah) in 1963.

Marie Raper Obituary (1929-2011)

Mrs. Marie Liddle Raper age 81 of the Skymont community near Altamont, Tennessee passed away at her home Tuesday evening. She was a native of Pennsylvania and had worked for many years with her husband at the Boy Scouts Camp at Skymont.

She is survived by her husband, Harvey Mack Raper; son, Harvey Mack Raper, Jr., Manchester; daughters, Lena Marie Vick, Simpsonville, S.C. and Cathy Campbell, Skymont; sister, Ada Mae Crosby, Massachusetts; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 A.M. (Central Daylight Savings Time) Saturday in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Arrangements are by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tennessee, 931-592-3691.

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