J.B. Rudd, 79
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J.B. Rudd, 79 of Ashland passed away Friday evening, December 6, 2019 in Wickliffe Country Place in Wickliffe, Ohio.
J.B. was born on February 28, 1940 in Maytown, Kentucky, the son of the late Letcher and Flossie (nee Lykins) Rudd.
He was employed at Ohio Body in New London where he built semi-trailers. He later went to work for a Poly One in Norwalk for more than 22 years.
J.B. is survived by his children, Subrenna (Steve) Hite of Olena, Dettra Price of Willoughby, Kim McKinney of Ashland; a son-in-law, John Galloway of Portsmouth; two brothers, Bill Rudd and Daryl Rudd, both of Paris Lexington, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; one great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, J.B. is preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Galloway; a great grandchild, Ezekiel Howman; and two sisters, Mareen Taylor and Allenn Cain.
Funeral services will be held, Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Fitchville Church of Christ, 1524 US Route 250 S., Fitchville, Ohio 44851 with Pastor Bruce Hite officiating. Interment will follow in the Fitchville Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. where the family will host.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home, 313 Center Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805 to assist the family with the final expenses.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.