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William Maxey Rucker

December 4, 1944 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 74)
William Rucker

December 4, 1944 – June 19, 2019

Munfordville, KY - William Maxey “Bill” Rucker, 74, formerly of Niles, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in his home. Bill was born in Munfordville, KY to the late Johnny Clifton Rucker and Lucille Russell Warder. He was a roofing contractor and the City Code Enforcement Officer for Munfordville.

Bill was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Munfordville Church of God, the Munfordville Volunteer Fire Department where he served as Chaplain, the Hart County Rescue Squad and the KY Federation of Fire Chaplains.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Tyree Rucker; five brothers, Pete, Johnny, Chester, Paul David and Bobby Rucker; and two sisters, Marietta Waldeck and Gayle Frazier.

Bill is survived by three daughters, Paula Gayle Rucker of Munfordville, KY, Jennifer Lynn Rucker and Kimberly Jean Tisdale both of Niles; two sons, William Bryan Rucker and Jason Matthew Rucker both of Niles; one brother, Roy “George” Rucker of Munfordville; two sisters, Virginia Grady of Louisville, KY and Dorothy Crain of Horse Cave, KY. 40 Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren also survive.

Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Monday, June 24, 2019 in HALBRITTER WICKENS FUNERAL HOME 615 E. Main St., Niles. Funeral Services will be at 11am on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in the Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery.

The family request that memorial contributions be given to Gideon Bibles.

Condolences for the family may be made at www.halbritterwickens.com.
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