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Thomas Alvin Rape

Thomas Rape

Thomas Rape

Thomas Alvin Rape, 85 of El Dorado, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at his residence.

Born August 26, 1935 in Rusk County, Texas, he was the son of James S. and Elma E. Austin Rape.  Mr. Rape was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and of the Methodist faith. Mr. Rape was a pipefitter and a member of Union 208. He was a graduate of Texas A&M University.

Mr. Rape was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Dunn Rape of El Dorado, a son, Scott Rape of San Diego, Calif., and a daughter, Rhonda Valdez of Denver, Colo.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Young’s Chapel with Dr. J. D. Weido officiating.  Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until service time at Young’s.

Interment was held Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland Avenue, North Little Rock, Ark. 72120 with military honors.

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