Edward T. Rucka Sr.|
Virginia Beach - Edward Timothy Rucka Sr., 80, of Minute Men Rd. passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013.
Born in Chicago, IL, he was a retired Lieutenant and Senior Logistician from the U.S. Navy after 27 years of service. He was a member of Striders Running Club, a Boy Scout leader, and was an athletic coach.
Edward is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Rucka; three sons, Edward Timothy Rucka, Jr., Richard W. Rucka and wife Lisa, and Raymond L. Rucka; a daughter, Carol Ann Connell and husband Curtis; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his special friends, Ralph and Nancy Diaz, Barbara and Joe Daigle. He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Cherrie Rucka.
A committal service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 22, 2013 at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to
. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Mar. 20, 2013