GALLIPOLIS — Raymond Lloyd Rupe, 54, of Gallipolis, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Holzer Medical Center.
Born April 23, 1960, in Columbus, he was the son of the late Ora and Sharon Thompson Rupe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Cameron Rupe.
Raymond was a U.S. Army veteran and also served in the Army National Guard.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Pamela Sue Carter Rupe, of Gallipolis; four children, Johnathon (Mary) Rupe, of Gallipolis, Brandy Rupe, of Gallipolis, Philicia Thomas, of Huntington, W.Va., and Matthew Carter, of Gallipolis; six grandchildren, Aiden Rupe, Ava Rupe, Johnathon Rupe Jr., Elizabeth Rupe, Joseph Rupe and Kathleen Yost; six brothers and sisters, Nancy Snyder, of Meigs County, Diane (Allen) Davison, of Meigs County, Beverly (Joseph) Burden, of Virginia, Rhonda Rupe, of Gallipolis, Peggy Baird, of Gallipolis, and Matthew Rupe, of Gallipolis.
Funeral services will be noon Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Pastor Alvis Pollard officiating. Burial will follow in Centenary Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Military funeral honors will be presented at the graveside by the Gallia County Veterans Funeral Detail.
Pallbearers will be James Williams, Aaron Rupe, Quintin Rupe, Matt Baird, Matthew Rupe, Chris Lucas and Jason Lucy.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.