Garrett Floyde RuarkHamilton, OH, 1924 - 2010 0comment
Garrett Floyde Ruark, age 85, of Hamilton, Ohio formerly of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Friday June 18, 2010 at Woodland Country Manor. He was born on December 7, 1924 in Firebrick, Kentucky the son of the late Emory and Mary (King) Ruark. On April 21, 1943 Garrett married Ethel Marie Hardin and she preceded him in death on August 11, 1991. Garrett was a retired supervisor for More Drop Forge and U.S. Army Veteran of WWII where he received a Purple Heart for is valor.
He is survived by his children, Pamela (Jerry) Peters of Hamilton, Freda Benderman of Hamilton, Evelyn Ruark of Sprindale, Kathie (Richard) Arnold of West Chester, Garrett (Cindy) Ruark Jr. of Williamsburg, Carolyn (John) Hutchins of Lowell, Arkansas and Michelle (Jim Bob) Duggar of Springdale, Arkansas; 31 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brother Clarence Ruark and two sisters, Evelyn Stevenson and Freda Ruark.
Funeral Ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday June 22, 2010 at the Webb Noonan Funeral Home. Burial was held at Rose Hill Burial Park. The family suggests contributions to be made in his memory to Bearing Precious Seed Ministry, c/o First Baptist Church, 1367 Woodville Pike, Milford, Ohio 45150. Condolences may be left for the family at www.webb-noonan.com.
Published June 30, 2010