Albert “Ace” Rucker, 83, of Zanesville passed away on Thursday September 23, 2010 at Genesis Extended Care and Rehab Center. He was born in Muskingum County on October 17, 1926 to the late Lloyd and Pearl Vickers Rucker. He was a graduate of the Meredith Business College and was a bookkeeper for Columbia Cement. He was a home builder who owned his own busines ,was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, a life member of Armou Grotto and was a 50 year member of the Muskingum Masonic Lodge 368. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting and had a great sense of humor. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife Joan Mauk Rucker of Zanesville, two sons Mark (Ellen) Rucker of Zanesville, and Dale (Brenda) Rucker of Bexley. Two daughters Jane (Dr. Joel) Melin of Pickerington and Kay Lavelle of Dublin. A brother James (Charlotte) Rucker of Roseville, sister Dr. Robin (Dr. Fred) Rucker Livesay of Indiana two sister- in- laws Cheryl Rucker of Newark and Ann Rucker of Coshocton. Ten Grandchildren and three Great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Clarence “Bud” Rucker, Robert “Bob” Rucker, Orville “Fritz” Rucker and David Rucker.
Visitation Tuesday September 28, 2010 from 11:00 Am – 1:00 PM at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME 1150 W. MILITARY ROAD ZANESVILLE
Masonic Services will be observed at 12:45 PM
Funeral Services at 1:00 PM Tuesday in the Snouffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian George officiating burial will follow in the Rosehill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Central Ohio Parkinson’s Society 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. Suite 265 Columbus, Ohio 43213 or to the American Red Cross 22 S. 7th Street Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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