OBITUARY

Mr. Glenn Ruff

November 4, 1932February 8, 2018
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Glenn was born on November 4, 1932 in Mabank, Texas to parents A.W. Ruff and Gladys Perkins Gunter and entered into eternal rest on February 8, 2018 at the age of 85. Glenn graduated Mabank High School in 1951. He married the love of his life, Atha Ann Hughes, on August 21, 1954 in Barnwell, SC. By the age of 20 Glenn was a Journeyman pipe fitter. He retired from Local 198 out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana after 50 years. Glenn was a good man, who was very loving and kind. He was outgoing, liked to talk and was a very passionate storyteller. Glenn traveled a lot when he was younger, he lived in Georgia for 12 years and Louisiana for 30 years, returning to Mabank in 2001. He enjoyed spending time on his property. Glenn enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. He loved pocketknives, gun smithing and going to gun shows. He was happiest working on old shotguns, pistols and rifles. Glenn was a member of the Freemasons since he was young and a member of several different hunting clubs. He was Christian by faith. Glenn was a great father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, wife Atha Ruff, son Ross Ruff, granddaughter Christine Ruff and his special friend Paulette Blackman.

He is survived by his daughter Glenna Nickens and husband Gerald of Mabank, daughter-in-law Niki Ledger and husband Vic of St. Amant, LA, grandchildren; John Ruff and wife Cherrylaine of Mabank, Candace Nickens and husband Mark Castillo of Pueblo, CO, Johana Nickens of Pueblo, CO, Thomas Nickens of Pueblo, CO, Bill Ledger of Waskom, Lana Williams and husband Wade of Prairieville, LA, Victoria Ledger of St. Amant, LA, great- grandchildren; Jyrius Bensik, Alex Ruff, Bettie Ruff and Jayiden Castillo, Savannah Ledger, Victor Ledger, Jessica Williams, Jodi Williams and Jordyn Williams, extended family of the Blackman family and Hale family, other loving family members and many more friends.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, February 12, 2018
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Mr. Glenn Ruff

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