Richard L. Ruble

LEWISTOWN – Richard L. Ruble, 69, of Delaware Avenue, Lewistown, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 17, 1944, in Lewistown, the son of the late Ralph R. and Myrtle R. (Freed) Ruble. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Wyland Ruble, whom he married Jan. 21, 1967.

Richard also is survived by: a sister, Helen Thorell, of New York; a brother, Kenneth Ruble and wife, Rosemary, of Maryland; and sister-in-law, Georgann Ruble.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald “Soupy” Ruble.

Richard worked at Trinity Packing Corporation for 22 years, retiring in 2013. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of the Light Ministries Church, American Legion Post No. 90 and the Wildlife Federation.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Ronald S. Nipple officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown, with Military Honors by VFW Post No. 7011.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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