Gene R. Raup 92, of Elysburg, went to be with the Lord, Thursday November 25, 2021, at his residence.
Gene was born, February 28, 1929, in Bloomsburg, a son of the late, Harry and L. Gertrude (George) Raup. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. (Kraus) Raup , whom he married on, May 23, 1953.
He was a graduate of Bloomsburg High School Class of 1947, and joined the Army in 1950 serving overseas during the Korean Conflict, where he received several Military awards, one being a Bronze Star. He became an electrician for Local 607 IBEW, retiring in 1991. Gene was a life member of the N.R.A.
Gene is survived by his son, William R. Raup of Elysburg, daughter Debra Grayson of Port St. Lucie Fl., four grandchildren; Christopher S. Grayson, Sherry, Michael and Katrina Raup, and three great-grandchildren Brenna, Brantley, and Bayleigh Grayson.
Services will be December 2, 2021 at 10:30am, from the Allen R. Horne Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 193 McIntyre Road, Catawissa Pa. 17820, Burial will follow at Elan Memorial Park Cemetery Bloomsburg. Family and friends wishing to send online condolences may go to allenrhornefuneralhome.com.
The Allen R. Horne Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Catawissa is handling arrangements.
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