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08/01/11 — Dr. Burkette Raper dies of cancer at 83

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Dr. Burkette Raper dies of cancer at 83

By Staff Reports
Published in News on August 1, 2011 1:46 PM

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Dr. Burkette Raper, retired president of Mount Olive College, pictured here in 2009, died this morning after a bout with cancer. He was 83.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dr. W. Burkette Raper, who was instrumental in the early development and later growth of Mount Olive College, died early today at home. He was 83. Raper served the college for more than 50 years, more than...

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