John Will Ruth

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By The Staff

John Will Ruth, 77, of Owenton, died Nov. 22, 2008 at New Horizons Medical Center.

Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Owen County, he was the son of the late John Ruth Sr. and Beulah Hunter Ruth. He was also preceded in death by his brother, James Ruth.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Leticia Tackett Ruth; three sons, Steven Ruth of Elkhorn City, Mitchell Ruth of Demossville and John Will Ruth, III of Lexington; his stepdaughter, Sandra Lynn Whittaker of Maryland; his sister Jenna Louise Cole of Lexington; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Nov. 25, 2008, with John Hopkins presiding. Burial was in Beechwood Cemetery.

A guest register is at mcdonaldandnew.com.