Sept. 19, 1922 - Sept. 8, 2013
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SOUTH BEND - Ruby Opal Letcher, 90, of South Bend, IN passed away at 2:35 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Signature Health Care, South Bend, IN. She was born on September 19, 1922 in Delphi, IN to the late Henry and Lucinda (Purviance) Barr. On June 23, 1944 she married John F. Kinney who preceded her in death in 1947. On February 14, 1950 in South Bend, IN she married Joseph Letcher who preceded in death in 1984. Ruby is survived by two sons, Larry Kinney of South Bend, IN and David (Brenda) Letcher of Osceola, IN; daughter-in-law, Terry Kilgas; two step sons, John (Judy) Letcher of TN and James (Shirley) of FL; sixteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Kimble; stepson, William Letcher; two grandchildren, Joel Kinney and Angie Kimble; two sisters and four brothers. Ruby has lived in the area since she was nineteen years old. She was a member of the formerly Calvary Temple and a member and officer of Gideon's International. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN. Graveside services and burial will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00-11:00 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Contributions may be offered to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800. Online condolences may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com
Published in South Bend Tribune on Sept. 10, 2013
Palmer Funeral Homes - Guisinger Chapel
3718 South Michigan Street South Bend, IN 46614