Paul Wayne Rapp, 89, formerly of LaFontaine, died at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Wellbrooke of Wabash.
He was born on June 1, 1931, in Lincolnville, to George C. and Agnes (Mattox) Rapp.
He was a 1949 graduate of LaFontaine High School. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He married Pauline Belle Tinkel in Wabash on June 15, 1952; she died June 7, 2015. He owned and operated Paul Rapp Marathon Route. He was a member of the Woodland Hills Church of Christ in Marion.
He is survived by six children: Beverly (Dave) Howard, Swayzee; Kenneth (Angie) Rapp, Wabash; Gary (Kathleen) Rapp, Carmel; Daniel (Debbie) Rapp, Wabash; Douglas Rapp, LaFontaine; and Mary (Tom) Finicle, Wabash; 10 grandchildren: Christopher (Megan) Rapp, Wabash; Lori (Jason) Cates, Swayzee; Stacy (Brian) Litwin, Longmont, Colo.; Vicki (Kenneth) Wren, Nashville, Tenn.; Alecia Rapp, Marion; Amanda Rapp, Fishers; Heather (Brandon) Harnish, Bluffton; Erica Rapp, Carmel; Andrew Finicle, Kokomo; and Jeffrey Finicle, Wabash; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister: Ruth Summers; and brother: Charles Rapp, both of Wabash.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; his brother: George Rapp; and his sister: Joyce Cullar.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Bruce Everett officiating. Burial will be in LaFontaine Cemetery, LaFontaine. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Woodland Hills Church of Christ.