Raymond Lee Yapp

SALEM – Raymond Lee Yapp, 53, of 124 1/2 E. Wilson St., died Wednesday at Essex of Salem I where he had been a patient since March 5.

Born in Canton, he was the son of the late Robert Davis and Freida Ann Yapp.

Mr. Yapp worked at Ort Furniture in Salem for 28 years.

Survivors include two sisters, Norma (Ed) Masters and Roberta Leonard of Salem; a brother, James Yapp of Keystone Heights, Fla.; and his best friend and “brother” Steven “Stitch” Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

No calling hours or services will be held. His body was donated for research.