Philip L. Rapsavage, a longtime resident of Warsaw, IN, passed away on Wednesday, January 23rd in Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was 94 years old at the time of his death.
Born on September 21, 1924, Philip was the son of Edward and Iva Loreana (Friend) Rapsavage. He was born in Detroit, Michigan but spent much of his youth in Litchfield, Ill. It was there where he met Eleanor Baga to whom he would be married on September 23, 1950 in Warsaw’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Eleanor preceded Philip in passing on March 22, 2018 after more than 68 years together.
Philip was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army. He was also a longtime member of the American Legion, VFW and Moose Lodge. He enjoyed playing board games and card games, especially Euchre. He attended First Christian Church, Warsaw when he could and was very social, never knowing a stranger. Professionally, Philip had been a car salesman, working for Munson Chevrolet, Petro Brothers and others in addition to owning Spartan Automotive.
Those who survive include son, Roger Rapsavage (fiancée, Darlene Burkel) of Warsaw; son, Bob Daughterty (wife, Barb) of Morgantown, KY; grandson, Ryan Rapsavage (wife, Lindsay) of Warsaw; great-grandson, Raiden Rapsavage at home; brother, Wayne Rapsavage of Warsaw and sister, Deanna Gregory of Logansport, IN. Those who preceded Philip in death include his wife, Eleanor Rapsavage; daughter, Suzy Rapsavage; great-granddaughter, Lainey Kay Rapsavage; sister Joyce Rosella Leek and his parents.
Calling will be held at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 East Sheridan Street, Warsaw on Sunday, January 27th from 1 to 3 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Calvary Cemetery, Pana Ill.
Memorial gifts may be given as an expression of sympathy. Please direct any gifts to the Activities Department of Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, 900 Provident Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580