RUCKMAN, Russell C., Jr.,

RUCKMAN, Russell C., Jr., age 88 of Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012, in Park Health Care Center, St. Clairsville, OH.

He was born August 19, 1924, the son of the late Russell C. Sr. and Mabel Maupin Ruckman.

He was a WWII Navy Veteran; a retired employee of the former Allied/Hanlin Chemical; a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Moundsville VFW 437, and Earl Francis Post 3 American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, William Dean Ruckman; and three brothers, Sherwin “Leroy” Ruckman, Robert Ruckman, and William Ruckman.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Dorothy “D.L.” Ruckman; two daughters, Janet Ruckman of Flushing, OH, and Beth Ann (Steve) Menduni of Houston, TX; a sister, Dorothy Ann Magdich of Moundsville; three grand children, Christina Menduni, Sandy Jo (Paolo) Estrada, and Rebecca (Justin) Cain; and three great- grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at noon at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville with Pastor Greg Blair officiating.

Private interment will be held at Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 1601 First St., Moundsville, WV 26041.

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