Robert Ruhl

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Robert R. "Bonehead" Ruhl, 77, of Gordonville died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born April 7, 1928, in St. Louis, son of Charles and Viola Deetz Ruhl. He and Shirley McFarland were married July 3, 1948.

Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Bellew of Hayti, Mo., Judy Weeden of Collinsville, Ill., Karen Surface of Millersville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Raymond McAfee officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.