PAGELAND — David Earl Rape, 64, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. He was born Dec. 19, 1957, son of the late David Matthew Rape and Mary Benton Rape. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jerry Rape and Jimmy Rape; son-in-law, Bryan Malloy; and granddaughter, Haley Helms.
David was an employee of Groz-Beckert for thirty-three years. He was the greatest PawPaw and love his family. He also loved spending time at their beach home and riding his motorcycle. David enjoyed working on his 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS and spending quality time with his wife and family. He was known as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.