Pahrump, Nevada

May 12, 1948 – Jun 6, 2019


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EDWARD RAAP Edward "Ed" Raap of Pahrump, passed away June 6, 2019 in Las Vegas. He was born May 12, 1948 in Aberdeen, SD and lived his childhood on a farm at Pierpont, SD. He served in the U.S. Air Force as SGT/E-4 as a Defensive Training Specialist in the B-52 Bomber program. His career was Security/Surveillance Engineer for Binion's Horseshoe Casino and as Ranch Manager for Binion's Ranch in Pahrump. He was preceeded in death by mother, Doris and father Henry. He leaves behind daughter, Neomi (Charles) Jivapong and granddaughter, Vivian of Las Vegas; seven siblings, many nieces, nephews and close friends. He will be honored with Military Funeral Honors at 8:20 a.m. Fri., July 5, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City. There will be a "Remembrance Gathering" in Pahrump at the Bob Ruud Community Center, from 3-5pm. He was dearly loved for his "hearty" laugh, "twinkle" in his eye, and his gift of storytelling.

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Ed Raap was a man of many talents and shared them with anybody that needed help or advise. Always had a smile and kind words for anyone and everyone. A good man in every respect. I have fond memories of many years of knowing Ed.

Sharing my condolences with the family. Please be assured that the God of all comfort personally cares for you and will sustain you at this time of such great loss. 1 Pet. 5:7