George H. Rucker

January 23, 1945February 5, 2019

George Howard Rucker, age 74, of Houston, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, February 5th. He is preceded in death by his parents Howard and Thelma Ruth Post Rucker, brother Herman Rucker, and sister Emma Ruth Marburger. George retired from LL Machine Works, Inc. after 43 years. He was also a member of the Cy Fair Rodeo Association, the Rounders Trail Ride, and the Salt Grass Trail Ride, Association for 33 years. He was a member of the Texas National Guard for 6 years. He was also a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan, a Master Mason at Washington Lodge No. 18, and a longtime member of Addicks United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Lois, son Jason Rucker, daughter Angie Rucker, brother Wayne Rucker, and numerous family members. He is also survived by his horses Levi, Tin Cup, Slick, and his donkey Gus, who kept him busy taking great care of and spoiling them.

A visitation will be held Friday, February 8th at Brookside Funeral Home – Cypress Creek from 5-8 pm. A service will be held also at Brookside Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, February 9th at 11am. George will be interred at Memorial Oaks Cemetery following the funeral service at 1pm. Pallbearers are George Garza, Wayland McCullough, Greg McCullough, Scott McCullough, Bob Templeton, and Jim Waldo.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, specifically to further research for Multiple Myeloma.


  • Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, February 9, 2019

George H. Rucker

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Lisa Rucker McKown

February 8, 2019

You are greatly missed and will always be forever remembered! Love you Uncle George!

Bruce & Cathi Smith

February 8, 2019

To Tex, my good friend and Army buddy. I'm gonna miss you. I remember at Cracker Barrel, the last time where we were all together. If a man ever had a friend, you were mine.

God Bless you Lois and Jason. We will miss him. We pray for God's peace and comfort.

Bruce & Cathi Smith

Lori Rucker

February 7, 2019

I love you Uncle George ....Fly High will be missed ....thanks for all the good memories ....prayers and peace for all