Mr. Dustin Lane Rape, age 35, of Monroe, NC, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Atrium Health Union.
A time to remember Dustin and visit with his family will take place between 5:00 - 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Davis Funeral Service, 1003 E. Franklin St., Monroe, NC, 28112.
Funeral Services to honor Dustin’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 9, 2021 in the H. Vann Davis III Memorial Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mike Mullis. Interment will follow at 12:30PM in Lakeland Memorial Park, 1901 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC 28112. Prior to the service, Dustin will lie in state, beginning at 10:00 AM.
Dustin was born on November 14,1985 in Union County, NC, the son of Tammy Kiker Cox and Duane Nelson Rape. Dustin was a loving, devoted father to his son DJ. The bond between them was undeniable, and he took pride in teaching DJ the lessons of life including the importance of first impressions and always looking sharp. Always fresh, Dustin could usually be seen wearing a crisp white t-shirt, khakis, and flawless sneakers. He also possessed an energetic presence and offered a great smile, always making jokes or changing song lyrics to bring laughter to those around him. His passions included dirt bikes, BMWs and anything with speed. Although he loved to go fast, he lived life at his own pace. Above all, Dustin was a kind and giving person with a big heart that will live on within the lives of all he touched on this side of eternity.
Dustin is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by by his son and best friend, Dustin Lane "DJ" Rape; his mother, Tammy Kiker Cox; his father, Duane Nelson Rape; his grandmother, Joyce Kiker; his favorite uncle Jeff (Crystal) Kiker; his cousin, Jake (Holly) Kiker; DJ’s mother, Erica Carpenter; and his girlfriend, Regina King.
Dustin was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lane Kiker.
Davis Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Mr. Rape. Please leave your remembrances and words of comfort at www.davisfuneralservice.com/obituary/Dustin-Rape
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