April 4, 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010 7:00PMM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, April 8, 2010 5 - 7pm
James Richard “Rick” Rucker, 64, of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Sunday, April 4, 2010 at his residence.
He was born January 10, 1946 in Clio, West Virginia the son of Avis James & Vernice Odessa (Armstead) Rucker.
Rick retired from Copper Industry after 30 + years of service. He enjoyed riding his Harley and classic cars. Rick especially loved spending time with his daughter.
He is survived by his daughter, Jamie L. Rucker and Fiancé Scott Sheerin of Dublin, his brother, Jeff Clark Rucker of Charleston, WV, his sisters,
Jennifer K. (John) Givens of Charleston, WV & Diane (Jay) Martin of VA,
his former wife, Cindy Rucker of Mechanicsburg special friends, Phil Hawkins, Dwight Vertrees and Dawn Evans, whom he treated like a daughter, all of Springfield.
Rick is preceded in death by his parents.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Dan Leiker officiating. Your attendance is more important than your attire.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.