John T. "Ted" RhuarkJune 10, 1933 ~ August 7, 2017 (age 84)
John T. “Ted” Rhuark
Age 84, formerly of Massillon and East Canton died Monday, August 7, 2017 in Genesis Hospital, Zanesville, OH. Born June 10, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Elwood and Ida “Sid” (Campbell) Rhuark. He was a Massillon resident for two years and formerly of East Canton for more than 20 years. Ted was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran, U.S. Army veteran and retired from the U.S. Army reserves after 22 years where he served with the Army Security Agency. Ted was also retired from RTI Technologies Inc. He was a member of the Massillon Church of Christ, life member of the American Legion, Lowell D. Oberly American Legion Post #667 for 22 years, Massillon American Legion Post #0221 and the G.D.I. Club. Preceded in death by his first wife, Georgia Munn; second wife, Anne E. Rhuark in 2012; one grandson, Kevin Kessler in 2010. He is survived by his wife, Julia Ann Rhuark; eleven children, Lisa (Lewis) Miller, Larry (Sue) Kessler, Ron (Pam) Kessler, Carol (Randy) Sauers, Barney (Barb) Kessler, Barb (Doug) Slabaugh, Jane (Ray) Kmatz, Rich (Kris) Kessler, Tob (Mary Ann) Coss, Todd (Jennifer)Coss, Timothy (Tara) Coss; 23 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one sister, Judith Eynon. Funeral services will be Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with Glenn Hawkins officiating. Interment in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Friday from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Care, 713 Forest Ave, Zanesville, OH. 43701 or the American Legion.
Sanders Funeral Home
713 Forest Ave, Zanesville OH 43701