RUCKMAN, Jerry Leroy Sr., 69, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed on his birthday August 28, 2013. He was born August 28, 1944, a son of the late Wilford and Lena Emmal Ruckman.
He was a retired employee of Y&O Coal Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father Don Ruckman and brothers: John and Don Ruckman.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Wilma Lee (Imer) Ruckman; sons: Jerry (Michelle) Ruckman Jr. of Triadelphia, W.Va., Mark Allen (Hillarie) Ruckman of Bridgeport, Ohio; daughters: Christine Marie (Bob) Ruckman of Lansing, and Melinda (Tim) Frank of Dillonvale, Ohio; grandchildren: Jessica, David, Zack, Brandon, Mark Jr., Robert; and several brothers and sisters.
Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio, where services will be held Saturday August 31, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Rev. William Burris, officiating.
Interment will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville, Ohio.