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John Philip Ruffner

April 17, 1934November 10, 2020
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John P. Ruffner, 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 10, 2020. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 65 years, Ida D. Ruffner; father, Fred Ruffner; mother, Hallie Owens; stepfather, Montie Owens; sister, Nellie Jenkins and her husband, Millard; brother, Arthur Ruffner, and three stepbrothers, Harold, Eldon and Marion Owens. He is survived by his son, Keith P. Ruffner and his wife, Merry of Flat Rock, MI; daughter, Felecia Dreblow and her husband, Royce; three grandchildren, Seth, Rachel and Miranda along with nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. John spent 2 years serving his country in Germany. He was a member of Peoples Baptist Church in Chesapeake, VA and retired from the Ford Motor Company with 40 years as superintendent of chassis. A visitation will be held on November 17, 2020 from 4-7 pm and a graveside service on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 10 am. Both services will be at Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens at 6329 E. VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23502.

  • FAMILY

  • Ida D. Ruffner, Loving wife of 65 years (deceased)
  • Fred Ruffner, Father (deceased)
  • Hallie Owens, Mother (deceased)
  • Montie Owens, Step-Father (deceased)
  • Nellie Jenkins (Millard Jenkins), Sister (deceased)
  • Arthur Ruffner, Brother (deceased)
  • Harold Owens, Step-Brother (deceased)
  • Eldon Owens, Step-Brother (deceased)
  • Marion Owens, Step-Brother (deceased)
  • Keith P. Ruffner (Merry Ruffner), Son
  • Felecia Dreblow (Royce Dreblow), Daughter
  • Also left to cherish John's memory are three grandchildren, Seth, Rachel and Miranda; along with nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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    Tuesday, November 17, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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John P. Ruffner, 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 10. 2020. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 65 years, Ida D. Ruffner; father, Fred Ruffner; mother, Hallie Owens; stepfather, Montie Owens; sister, Nellie Jenkins and her husband, Millard; brother, Arthur Ruffner, and three stepbrothers, Harold, Eldon and Marion Owens.
He is survived by his son, Keith P. Ruffner and his wife, Merry of Flat Rock, MI; daughter, Felecia Dreblow and her husband, Royce; three grandchildren, Seth, Rachel and Miranda along with nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
John spent 2 years serving his country in Germany. He was a member of Peoples Baptist Church in Chesapeake, VA and retired from the Ford Motor Company with 40 years as superintendent of chassis.
A visitation will be held on November 17, 2020 from 4-7 pm and a graveside service on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 10 am. Both services will be at Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens at 6329 E. VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23502.

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