May 9, 2009
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 5/11/2009 17:00:00
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 5/12/2009 11:00:00
Robert Rudd Sr. formerly of Chelsea Michigan, age 89, died Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Hillside Acres in Willard, Ohio. He was born March 28, 1920 in Morrell, Ohio. The son of John James Rudd and Maude Keeton Rudd Fletcher. Robert served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in Okinawa and the Phillipines. He retired from Rockwell International as Plant Manager in 1979 after 39 years of service. He was a lifetime member of Olive Chapter #156 in Chelsea, Michigan and held the postion of Worshipful Master in 1959. He was also a life member of Legion Post #447 in Plymouth, Ohio. Robert attended and was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Shiloh, Ohio December 17, 1939 he married Betty Jane McGinty in Plymouth,Ohio. After 67 years of marriage, she preceded him in death in 2006. Survivors include his children, Judith K. (Paul) Tudor, Janice Speer and Robert (Vickie) Rudd, Jr., his brothers and sisters Richard, Edna, Alda, Ruth, Bessie, Joann, John and Max, 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grand children and special friend Doris Enderby. He is preceded in death by Brothers Jim Rudd and Paul Rudd and sisters Ada Luckett and Betty Stinehelpher.
Robert loved hunting, fishing and enjoyed his retirement. He will be badly missed by all who knew him and loved him.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth on Monday, May 11, 2009 from 5-8PM. Funeral Service will be at the funeral home Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 11:00AM with Rev. Leonard Shatkus officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. In Lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to:
McGinty-Rudd Scholarship Fund
c/o Viking Academic Booster Club
400 Trux Street
Plymouth Ohio 44865
(Established to help the graduating high school seniors of our area attend the college of their choice). Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
To Uncle Bob’s family, I am sorry to hear of his passing. You guys will be in my thoughts and prayers.