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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Saturday November 27th, 2021
3:00pm

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Thomas Albert Rapan

Thomas Albert Rapan, age 76, passed away at the Charles George VA Medical Center, on Sunday, November 21, 2021.

He was born to the late Raymond and Kathleen Walsh Rapan, on February 16, 1945, in Allegany County, New York.

Thomas proudly served in the US Navy. He was a Vietnam Vet and in the Riverine Force. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the Navy Commendation Medal. Thomas was a wood craftsman and also a volunteer firefighter in New York and North Carolina. He was a simple man with a good sense of humor; who loved his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Thomas is preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Bob and Fred Rapan and a sister, Jean Rushmore.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, John Rapan (Cheryl); his daughter, Shantel Wyatt (Zachary); one sister, Linda Smith; one brother, Lee Rapan; five grandchildren, Seth Crowder (Saige), Justin Webb (Zoey), Megan Wheeler (Seth), Sarah Rapan and Thomas Rapan and seven great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021, in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service, at 3:00 p.m., with Jim Rhinehart officiating.


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So sorry for your loss. Tom was a regular at Sugar Hill truck stop where I got to know. He always had a smile on his face and was always telling a joke to anyone who would listen. He was definitely one of the good ones. RIP my friend. Todd and Jody Bradley.

Jody L Bradley Nov 26 2021 8:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Erica Bunting Nov 26 2021 8:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Vanessa Stafford Nov 26 2021 12:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Kathy Proctor Nov 26 2021 5:40 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Sarah Nov 26 2021 2:32 AM

getting off the big ship in Charlston SC his salior cap his smile

Teresa Rapan Carroll Nov 25 2021 7:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Teresa Rapan Carroll Nov 25 2021 7:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Jody L Bradley Nov 25 2021 12:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

Jason and BobbiJo Nov 24 2021 10:51 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rapan

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