Walter Jerome “Jerry” Rapp, Sr. ’50

Walter Jerome Rapp, Sr., 90, of Colfax, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, at River Landing at Sandy Ridge. Born September 16, 1927, in Forsyth County, he was a son of the late Robert Cullen Rapp, Sr. and the late Eunice Jerome Rapp. Mr. Rapp was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired banking executive, and a member of First Presbyterian Church in High Point.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Anne Reid Rapp of the home; sons, David Rapp and wife Wendy of Greensboro, Stewart Rapp and wife Mary of Raleigh, and Walter Jerome Rapp, Jr.; brother, Robert Cullen Rapp, Jr. and wife Jean of Greensboro; grandchildren, Hannah Rapp, Thomas Rapp, Natalie Rapp, and Caroline Rapp.

Memorial services will be held at First Presbyterian Church in High Point, at a later date.

We mourn the passing and celebrate the life of this servant of the Lord, Jerome Rapp.

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Wright Cremation & Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.