Harold, "Slim" Raber Jr, 69, of Hopedale lost a six year, courageous battle with cancer on December 13, 2017. He fought long and he fought hard. He is survived by his wife, Sue, of 40 years. He is also survived by his two loving daughters and the son he never had, Amber (Michael) Basich and their two daughters, Marley and Cami, and Ashlee (Terry) Minto and their three children, Vivian, Tarik and Valen, and Dean (Natalie) Dodds. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold, Sr and Mary (Kugler) Raber. He is also preceded in death by three brothers, Donnie, Bob and Ray. Surviving are 5 brothers, John, Dennis, Bill, Ed and Fred, and 5 sisters, Dot, Doris, Shirley, Linda and Clara, and his Aunt Irene Christy, many nieces and nephews, and many friends who have become more like family.
Family and friends may call Thursday from 2-8pm at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, with the funeral service Friday at 11am, also at Clark-Kirkland funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery and a dinner will be held at the Hopedale Social Hall. In lieu of flowers, please make monetary donations to The Teramana Cancer Center, 3200 Johnson Rd., Steubenville, OH 43952.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.