A graveside funeral service, celebrating the life of John Albert Ruff, 94, of Newark, formerly of Outville, was held March 19, 2010, in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Granville, with Pastor M. Stephen Merold as celebrant.
John died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, in Newark. He was born October 4, 1915, near Amanda, the son of the late William and Roma Dell (Purvis) Ruff.
He was a retired section foreman for the B & O and C & O railroads for almost 40 years. He also farmed and lived for many years in the Outville community and attended the Outville Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother and four sisters.
An online guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com. Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Ruff family.