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Gerald Edward Ruddle

August 5, 1942 September 18, 2019
Gerald Edward Ruddle
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Gerald Edward Ruddle, 77, of Crimora, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at his home.

Gerald was born in Franklin, WV, on August 5, 1942, a son of the late Ethel (Hartman) and Alvin Ruddle.

In 2005, he retired from Adell Polymers in Petersburg, WV. He also enjoyed farming.

On May 12, 2001, he was united in marriage to Mary Annabell (Knight) Ruddle, who survives.

Gerald is also survived by a step-daughter, Gracie Painter and husband, John, of Verona; step-son, Jason Buracker and wife, Cassie, of Mt. Sidney; sisters, Josephine Hedrick and husband, Dorman, of Petersburg, WV, and Violet Thompson of Brandywine; brothers, Sheldon Ruddle and wife, Angeletta, and James Ruddle and wife, Sue, both of Ruddle, WV; grandchildren, Lindsey Jerrell (Cameron), Sara Sheffer (Waseem), Andrew Harris, Damion Glassner, Tyler Buracker, and Cadence Buracker; great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Smith.

He is also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Ralph Thompson.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 PM on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 PM on Sunday, September 22nd, at Middle River Church Cemetery in New Hope, with Pastor John Staubus officiating.

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7:00 PM 9/21/2019 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/21/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes
Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes

graveside service




2:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9/22/2019 3:00:00 PM
Middle River Church of the Brethren Cemetery

2077 Knightly Mill Rd
Ft. Defiance, VA 24437

Pastor John Staubus officiating.

Middle River Church of the Brethren Cemetery
2077 Knightly Mill Rd Ft. Defiance 24437 VA
United States

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