Carl Richard "Dick" Rapp
LIMA - Died peacefully with his family at his side on Nov. 4, 2018, in Canandaigua. He was 92. Mr. Rapp is survived by his wife of 70 years, Joyce; his five children, Michael (Linda) Rapp, of Osteen, Fla., Scott (Sandy) of Ithaca, Stephen, of Lima, Mary (Roger) Reakes, of Lima, and Christopher (Pam) of Rochester; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Rapp had lived in Lima the past 52 years. He loved being with his family, coaching his children when they played youth sports and watching his grandchildren play sports and participate in other activities. Mr. Rapp enlisted in the Navy when he was 17 and served his country during the World War II era. When he was a young man he earned his pilot’s license and flew small aircraft. He also owned and rode horses for many years in his adult life and passed that passion on to his children. He loved watching his beloved New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills. Mr. Rapp was raised in Rochester and was a highly regarded transportation salesman for several trucking companies during his career. He was an active member of St. Rose Church in Lima where he served as a lector and usher for many years. He also volunteered at FISH, an organization that provides free transportation in the community. He belonged to Francis M. Dalton American Legion Post # 282 in West Bloomfield.
Family and friends are invited to call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the O’Connell-Dougherty Funeral Home, 2041 Lake Ave., Lima. His Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Rose Church, Lima. Interment at St. Rose Cemetery, Lima. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lima Volunteer Ambulance, PO Box 335, Lima, NY 14485.