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Jake Allen Rauch
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  • First Baptist School, Attn: Capital Campaign
    48 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“May memories bring joy and comfort to your hearts. Our love, prayers and condolences. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ashley Tallent - Johns Island, SC

“So sorry to here about the family's loss and to lose a great neighbor like Jake. My best, Capers Owings ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Jackie, Jacob and Cassidy...Please, accept my deepest sympathy for the sudden lost of your father and grandfather. Jake, was a true gentleman and it...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Marc Melbo - Peoria, AZ

“Blessings on all of you and grace for today. May you always remember Jake's faith, labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. The...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Melbo-Boyette - AL

“Dear Rauch FamilyI am very sorry for your loss of Mr. Jake. I have such fond memories of Miss Hayden and Jake. He was a terrific Man and solid to his...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Greg Melbo - Huntsville, AL

“January 9, 2017 My deepest condolences to the Rauch family in the loss of your loved one. May you find peace and strength to endure during this most...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Rauch family- Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of Mr. Rauch. I have many fond memories of both Mr. and Mrs Rauch and what a...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Clotilde Shapiro - Snohomish, WA

“May the memories in your heart help to ease some of the pain.WIith the deepest and most caring Sympathy.Gordon & Dot Sheldon SDC ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Gordon & Dot Sheldon - Batesburg, SC

“Dear Rauch Family, Bob and I were sorry to read of Jake's passing. Our families have gone through so many happy and sad times.Our thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Gable-Weed - Lexington, SC


Jake Allen Rauch, 78, of Johns Island, South Carolina, widower of Hayden Shealy Rauch, entered into eternal rest Thursday, January 5, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2017, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Jake was born November 2, 1938 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, son of the late Henry Jake Rauch and Hazel Rauch. He served in the S.C. National Guard and was a member of First Baptist Church of Charleston. Jake was the owner of J.A. Rauch Construction Company, Inc., and a member of the Studebaker Driver's Club of South Carolina.

He is survived by two sons: Barry A. Rauch of Ravenel, SC, and Dennis J. Rauch of Turners Rock, GA; three daughters: Jackie Rauch (Harry) Reimer of Charleston, SC, Beth Rauch (David) Jeffcoat of Johns Island, SC, and Jennifer M. Rauch of Johns Island, SC; three brothers: Gilbert Rauch (Tweedy) of Lexington, SC, Fred Rauch (Cookie) of Lexington, SC, and Carey Rauch (Susan) of Blythewood, SC; two sisters: Sharon Rauch of Lexington, SC, and Rhonda Halacka (Randy) of W. Columbia, SC; ten grandchildren: Khristina Martinez, Jacob Melbo, Charlotte Stegall, David Jeffcoat III, Cassidy Melbo, Scarlett Rauch-Delva, Joshuah Rauch, Skyeler Rauch-Delva, Zachary Rauch, and Jason Jeffcoat; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Rauch Miller.

Memorials may be made in memory of Jake Allen Rauch to First Baptist School, Attn: Capital Campaign, 48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.