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Raymond Louis Corper, Jr.

December 19, 1945 — January 24, 2024

St Johns, FL

Raymond Louis Corper, Jr., 78 of St. Johns, Florida, died Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at the Gordon

Hospice House following a brief illness.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 19, 1945, to the late Raymond L. Corper and

Margaret Gallagher Corper.

Raymond led a most interesting life. After graduating high school, he joined the US Navy and became a

pilot. He flew many different aircraft including the Lear jet. After leaving the Navy he continued to fly

lear jets, transporting organs that were needed for transplants. He later was the Simcom instructor for

simulated flight training. Raymond also had a degree in accounting. He was a devout Catholic and a

member of Knights of Columbus. He was a wonderful father and grandfather.

Those left to cherish his memory include a son, Tyson Corper (Shontell) of Florida, Mandi Rae Corper

(Travis Cameron Kurfees) of Statesville, five grandchildren, Abbigail Corper, Kendyl Corper, Isabell

Corper, Daisy Rose Kurfees, Waylon Ryder Kurfees, and a sister, Joan Owens of Florida.

A graveside service will be held in Pennsylvania.

Nicholson Funeral Home is honored to serve the Corper family.

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