Kenneth “Rabbit” Rabuck, age 82, of Harrisburg, formerly of Middletown, passed unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Harrisburg Hospital surrounded by his family. Kenneth was born in Tower City, Pa. on July 16, 1934 to Arthur and Gussie (Bligan) Rabuck.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers James Rabuck and Delton Rabuck.
Kenneth’s survivors include his wife of 59 years, Patricia (Berstler) Rabuck, whom he married on September 11, 1957; his four children: Robert and his wife Dawn (Damweber) of Harrisburg, Robert’s oldest daughter Tonya Rabuck and Robert and Dawn’s three children Jessica Rabuck, Kevin Rabuck and Nicholas Rabuck; Kim Rabuck of Middletown and her two children Sarah (Bowles) Charles and her husband Justin and Matthew Bowles and his wife Rachel (Donley) Bowles; Nancy Lokey and her husband Steve of Elizabethtown and their two children Kristin Lokey and Zachary Lokey; Elizabeth Graham and her husband Mike of Middletown and their daughter Alexis (Graham) Hogentogler and her husband Ryan. Ken and Pat have five great-grandsons Conner, Lincoln, Bennett, Elliot and Jase, and one great-granddaughter Emma, who their Pappy loved dearly and enjoyed teasing. He is also survived by his brothers Clyde Rabuck, Terry Rabuck and Donald Rabuck, and sisters Jean Huey, Janet Barb and Connie Rehrer.
Kenneth served in the U.S. Army and worked as a carpenter his entire life. He loved God, his family, history, and guns.
There will be a private service at Fort Indiantown Gap on Friday, July 7, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salvation Army.