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Wilbur Augustus Rapp
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1933
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2011
Boyd County
Kentucky, USA

WILBUR AUGUSTUS RAPP, 77, of Ironton, OH, passed Sunday, August 14, 2011, at Kings Daughter Medical Center in Ashland, KY. The Ironton, OH native was born September 24, 1933, the son of the late Dan C. Rapp and Clarice Hall Rapp.

He was a 1952 graduate of Ironton High School and was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. He graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor Degree in 1960, the University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business with an MBA in 1962 and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management with a PhD in 1966. He served as Professor of Finance at the Ohio State University for 25 years, retiring in 1988. Doctor Rapp was an expert in the Savings and Loan industry for many years. He served as a consultant for numerous savings and loans throughout the United States and served on the board of directors for several of them. He developed an asset and liability management program that was used on the national level throughout the United States and was sponsored by the U.S. Savings and Loan League for 25 years. He also offered executive and personnel development training programs, he taught asset and liability management programs in the Federal Home Loan bank system for 15 years and helped with savings and loan management programs specifically for the Federal Home Loan Banks of Boston, Atlanta, Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle. He was a member of the Ironton B.P.O.E. #177, 32nd degree F & AM Lodge #198, the Scottish Rite of Cincinnati and the Symmes Valley Fishing Club. He was a loving husband, wonderful father and a devoted Ohio State Buckeye football and basketball fan.

He is survived by
his wife, Joyce Falter Rapp, whom he married September 5, 1958;
daughter and son in law, Clarissa and Mark Brower of Westerville, OH

He was also preceded in death by
one daughter, Cindy Jo Rapp;
a brother, William Rapp;
two sisters, Vera Billings and Luella Shoemaker;
a nephew, Rusty Rapp;
his mother-in-law, Addie Vance.

Funeral service at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South 7th Street, Ironton, OH with Dr Wayne Young officiating. Burial in Woodland Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Daniel C Rapp (1900 - 1981)
  Clarice Evelyn Hall Rapp (1900 - 1987)
  William Cyro Rapp (1923 - 2007)*
  Vera Eileen Rapp Billing (1925 - 2010)*
  Vera Eileen Rapp Billing (1925 - 2010)*
  Wilbur Augustus Rapp (1933 - 2011)
  Luella Gertrude Rapp Shoemaker (1941 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodland Cemetery
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 9 lot 182
Created by: Bernice
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75019466
Wilbur Augustus Rapp
Added by: Linda Frazier Meredith
Wilbur Augustus Rapp
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- Bernice
 Added: Aug. 16, 2011

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