Leon George “Punk” Ruckle, 89, of Davis, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at his residence in Davis.
Mr. Ruckle was born June 19, 1912, in Dobbin, a son of the late Leon Monterville Ruckle and Amanda Kline Ruckle.
He married Ruth Sponaugle Ruckle, who preceded him in death in 1996.
Surviving are a son, Dale Ruckle and wife, Barbara, Thomas; two daughters, Kathy Thomas and husband, Ted, Davis, and Donna Hufschmid and husband, Gary, Nessulbach, Switzerland; a sister, Doris Arnold, Davis; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Mr. Ruckle was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church of Davis. He was a member of the FOE 936 of Davis and the Alpine Post of the VFW 8367 and the CCC.
Funeral Arrangements: Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home Saturday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel Sunday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. J.J. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery.
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