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Bro. Eldon Rucker, 74, Taylor County, KY (1947-2021)

Bro. Eldon Rucker, 74, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, died Friday, June 11, 2021 at his home after an illness. He was born January 22, 1947, in Mt. Eden, Kentucky, to the late John Mason and Irene Whitehouse Rucker.

Bro. Rucker was a minister of the Gospel of Christ, ministering and serving in several area Christian Churches, and the time of his retirement, he was Minister and member of Tabernacle Christian Church in Adair County.

Survivors include:

His wife - Dianne Catlett Rucker of Campbellsville

Two children - Stephanie (Scott) Monroe of Waddy, Kentucky, John Rucker of Campbellsville

Two sisters - Darleen (Larry) Woods of Taylorsville and Relda (Tony) Kerr of Jamestown

Four grandchildren - Tyler Monroe, Travis (Jessica) Monroe, Brooke (Cody) Boblitt and Avery Rose Rucker

Three great-grandchildren - Whitley Boblitt, Clara and Molly Monroe

Several other relatives and friends

Bro. Rucker chose cremation and a Celebration of His Life will be on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 6pmCT at Tabernacle Christian Church with Bro. Claude Waldridge officiating

The family will receive friends after 3pmCT on Friday at the church.

The family has requested that NO FLOWERS be sent but would appreciate a donation to the Christian Appalachian Project, P.O. Box 55991, Lexington, KY 40555-5991 in memory of Bro. Rucker. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Bro. Eldon Rucker, Pastor at Tabernacle Christian

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