Mr. Larry Wayne Ruble, age 81, of Low Moor, died Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Woodlands, Clifton Forge. He was the husband of Peggy Fisher Ruble.
Mr. Ruble was born April 5, 1941 in New Haven, IN, the son of the late Thurman Arlington Ruble and Catherine Clay Ruble. He grew up in Monroeville, IN and Fort Wayne, IN and graduated from Hoagland High School in 1959. Larry served in the United States Army Reserve in Fort Wayne, Indiana for eight years. Mr. Ruble come to this area in 1971, where he became a forklift truck driver for the former Hercules before retiring from the carbon department of MeadWestvaco after twenty-two years of service. Mr. Ruble was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Church. He loved everything sports-related especially baseball. Mr. Ruble loved the mountains and just being outdoors. Larry enjoyed music and traveling.
In addition to his wife, Peggy, Mr. Ruble is survived by a daughter, Amy Ruble Dobbs and husband, Jim; a son, Chad Ruble and wife, Jessica; stepdaughter, Donna Harris and husband, Patrick; stepson, Darrell Loudermilk; grandchildren, Drew, Devin, and Dylan Dobbs, Kasey Sheppard and husband, Jarred, McKenna Windsor and Sofia Ruble, Paige and Jeff Harris, Joseph Loudermilk; two great-grandsons, Anderson and Augustus Craig; a brother-in-law, Harry Newman; nieces and nephews, Stacy Love, Mandy Martinsky, Wendy Kuh, Carrie Ruble, Eric Burns, Michael Newman and Michele Sizemore.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Ruble was preceded in death by first wife, Betty Lacks Ruble; a grandson, Samuel Ruble; a sister, Bonnie Bowley; a brother, Rex Ruble; a brother-in-law, Basil Bowley; two sisters-in-law, Diana Ruble and Linda Lax Newman; three nephews, Sid East, Bing and Brook Bowley.
A funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 P.M. Monday, February 6, 2023 at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Price and Rev. Andy Belanger officiating. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Darell Loudermilk, Michael Fisher, P.D. Harris, Roger Tucker, Devin Dobbs and Drew Dobbs. Alternate pallbearers will be Jeffrey Luke.
The family will receive friends on Monday morning from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at Faith Baptist Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Loving Funeral Home; for updated service information and to send condolences online, please visit www.lovingfuneralhome1913.