US Marine Corps Sergeant Jack Lewis Raper was a 1962 graduate of Cedartown High School, Cedartown, Georgia, and lived most of his life in Polk County where he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cedartown.He is survived by his wife, the former Mrs. Sue Carter of Fitzgerald; by his daughter Trishia; two brothers, Don and Jimmy Raper of Cedartown; a sister, Judy, of Cedartown; and grandparents.

SGT Raper was killed two months before his 23rd birthday.  Today, he and his family would have celebrated his 73rd birthday.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Mass Grave #1817, Section 34.