Delmas E. Rucker, 71, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Autumn Aegis Retirement Community, Lorain, following a lengthy illness.
Born August 25, 1944 in Sutton, West Virginia, he has lived in Lorain for the past 50 years.
Delmas served in the US Army as a sergeant. He worked at the Elyria Foundry as a crane operator for 34 years, retiring in 2007. Prior to this, he worked at Ford Motor Company for 4 years.
He was a member of Tower Baptist Church, Lorain, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, working on cars and helping others.
Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Linda (nee Long); sons, Ronnie E. of Lorain and Terry L. of South Amherst; grandson, Terry Rucker; a brother, Perry Rucker of Greenwich, Ohio; and a sister, Loretta Rucker of Ashland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mason E. and Emma Jean Rucker; and brothers, James Rucker and Gary Rucker.
Private services were held for the family. The Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, handled the arrangements. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com