Louis C. Rapalee

Jul 29, 2014 - Jul 29, 2014
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July 21, 1928 - July 10, 2007

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Louis C. "Clark" Rapalee, 78, of St. Petersburg and formerly of Norwalk, Ohio, died July 10, 2007 in his home.

He was born July 21, 1928 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Matthew K. and Doris D. (Gholson) Rapalee and lived in the Norwalk and Milan areas from 1960 until moving to St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1999.

He was a former Principal at Lyme Township Schools, Norwalk City Schools and South Central Schools. He was a veteran of the Army during the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his sons, Louis Clark Rapalee, Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio and John M. Rapalee of Bowling Green, Ohio; and daughters, Terri Sandborn of Ironton, Ohio and Elizabeth and Lance Lyons of Dowagiac, Mich.; and step daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Stephen Richards of Clyde, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his second wife, Audrie A. Rapalee in 1989; and third wife, Jewelldene "Jewell" Rapalee.

Private graveside services will be held in Milan Cemetery.

Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.