Albert Rucker

RUCKER Albert "Ace" Rucker, 83, of Zanesville, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Genesis Extended Care and Rehab Center. He was born in Muskingum County on October 17, 1926 to the late Lloyd and Pearl Vickers Rucker. He was a graduate of the Meredith Business College and was a bookkeeper for Columbia Cement. He was a home builder who owned his own busines, was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, a life member of Armou Grotto and was a 50 year member of the Muskingum Masonic Lodge 368. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting and had a great sense of humor. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife, Joan Mauk Rucker of Zanesville; two sons, Mark (Ellen) Rucker of Zanesville and Dale (Brenda) Rucker of Bexley; two daughters, Jane (Dr. Joel) Melin of Pickerington and Kay Lavelle of Dublin; brother, James (Charlotte) Rucker of Roseville; sister, Dr. Robin (Dr. Fred) Rucker Livesay of Indiana; two sisters-in-law, Cheryl Rucker of Newark and Ann Rucker of Coshocton; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Clarence "Bud" Rucker, Robert "Bob" Rucker, Orville "Fritz" Rucker and David Rucker. Visitation Tuesday, September 28, 2010 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W. Mililitary Rd., Zanesville. Masonic Service will be observed at 12:45 p.m. Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Snouffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian George officiating. Burial will follow in the Rosehill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Central Ohio Parkinson's Society, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 265, Columbus, Ohio 43213 or to the American Red Cross, 22 S. 7th Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701. To send a note of condolence please visit www.snoufferfuneralhome.com and click on obituaries or call our caring staff at 450-8000.