Ted Ruof

Born in Lancaster, PA on October 11, 1931

Departed on April 25, 2013 and resided in Nashville, TN

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James Theodore Ruof suddenly passed on 4-25-2013. Mr. Ruof is survived by his wife of 31 years, Margaret Sherrill Ruof; daughter Sally Ruof Myers Stan of Collierville, TN; and son James Theodore Ruof Pam of Guthrie, Oklahoma and 6 grandchildren. Ted was born in Lancaster, PA on 10-11-31 to Herman Albert Ruof and Ella Mae Stanley Ruof. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and served 2 years in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Ruof retired from Ideal Industries. A friend to many, he was always quick to lend a helping hand. Ted was also very active with his beloved church family. A Memorial service will be held at Forest Hills United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 3 pm with Dr. Jim Hughes officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.afamilylegacy.com. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Forest Hills UMC Building Fund.

9 Comments to Ted Ruof

  1. Winston & Linda Biggs
    April 27, 2013 12:00 am

    Linda and I send you all our LOVE , Ted was a special and dear friend. May you rest with peace that Ted is now with his Lord.
    We will miss him,and thoughts are with you and family
    Winston& Linda

  2. Ray Simons
    April 29, 2013 12:00 am

    We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
    Ted always warmed a room with his smile.We will miss him.
    Our thoughts of peace and comfort are with you and your family.
    Ray and Kay Simons

  3. Debi Tucker
    April 29, 2013 12:00 am

    Margaret, my heart just breaks for what you must be going through. My love, thoughts and prayers are being sent your way.

  4. Dr. Manning and Staff
    April 30, 2013 12:00 am

    Margaret – Please know that you are in ALL of our thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss.
    Dr. Jere Manning and Staff

  5. Sam and Nancy Jones
    May 1, 2013 12:00 am

    Margaret: We were so sorry to hear about Ted and want you to know that our thoughts and our prayers are with you. He was a good man and I wish we had known him better. We send much love to you. Nancy and Sam Jones

  6. Lesa, Craig, & Adam Johnson
    May 2, 2013 12:00 am


    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Ted’s smile and sense of humor always warmed our hearts. We will miss him and please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God Comfort and Bless you.

  7. Sylvia & Bill Clark
    May 4, 2013 12:00 am

    Margaret – May the love of God surround you during this time of sorrow.
    Our love and prayers are with you.

  8. Rana Hornby
    May 6, 2013 12:00 am

    I was so sad to hear about Ted’s passing. He was a great man that I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know! I know that exercise will not be the same with out him. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Robert Leaman
    June 11, 2013 12:00 am

    This is a very bad shock for me. Ted and I knew each other for many, many years. I regret that I learned too late.