George W. Ruddick


George W. Ruddick, 85, of Greenwood passed away Aug. 16, 2016, at Greenwood Health and Living Community.

Born Jan. 27, 1931, in Seymour, he was the son of Elmer and Elizabeth Marsh Ruddick.

George graduated from Shields High School in Seymour and Lain Technical Institute in Indianapolis. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was employed by the city of Greenwood as building commissioner for 17 years. He was the owner of Modular Structures Inc. in Indianapolis and a member of the Elks Lodge in Franklin and Garfield Park United Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Bramlett Ruddick; sons, Stephen (Deborah) Ruddick of McCordsville, Bryan (Denise) Ruddick of Noblesville; five grandchildren, Alex William, Elizabeth Kate, Paige Ann, Samuel Joseph, and Jennah Nadine Ruddick; sister, Ruth Helen Sweany and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Francis Ruddick and Harold Ruddick and a sister, Betty Topie Mosher.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, 481 W. Main St., Greenwood, with Pastor Mark RadKe officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Garfield Park United Church of Christ, 743 E. Pleasant Run Pkwy. South Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46203.