James Rust RUDOLPH

RUDOLPH, James Rust "Rusty", 81 of Avon Park, Fla., passed away on December 14, 2012. Born and raised in Kansas City, Mo., he moved his family to Florida in 1963. Rusty was predeceased by his beloved wife of 41 years, Barbara Ann (nee Hollenbeck); and son, Brent "Buzzy". He is survived by sons, Jay and James "Rick"; sister Barbara Crouser; grandchildren, Jonathon, Ashley, and Alyssa; great-grandchildren, Lexi, Jordan, and Noah; nieces and nephews, and extended family members. Rusty served in the Navy during the Korean War, and after his discharge, learned the craft of Photo-Engraving and later worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Rusty was a devoted animal lover and touched the lives of all he met. Rusty will be deeply missed but remain in our hearts forever. Services with Military Honors were held at Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, MO, 816-353-1218.

Published in TBO.com on Jan. 20, 2013