Robert E. Ruhl age 79, 352 East Grandview Ave. Redkey passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Webster City, Iowa on September 15, 1935 the son of Dee and Lorene (Wise) Ruhl. He was married in 1973 to Glenda Miller and she passed away in 2012. He served with the U.S. Army, member of the Dunkirk Moose Lodge, Tri State Gas Engine and Tractor Association. He was an avid Nascar fan and bowler, He was also a former race car driver. He worked for Indiana Glass, was a truck driver for Craig and B&L for over thirty years and worked as a trash collector for the city of Redkey.
Surviving are three sons Vernon Piercey of Indianapolis, Cordell Ruhl of Redkey and Dee Ruhl of Redkey, two daughters Renee DeCoff of Muncie and Kamey Waters of Muncie, three sisters Mrs. Jack (Charlotte) Bell of Dunkirk, Betty Agantovich of Florida and Mrs. Jerry (Pam) Batt of Muncie, Thrirteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son Chuck Piercey.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:30 P.M. In the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Delmer McCowan presiding. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. Memorials can be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.