1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

Leave a Tribute

Kenneth Ruff

August 1, 1965 - September 12, 2020

Ken close up 1 - Kenneth Ruff

Leave a Tribute

Once you click "Create Tribute", your tribute will be sent to a family member or representative to approve before it appears online.

Kenneth Ruff, 55, passed away on September 12, 2020. He was born on August 1, 1965 to Jesse and Esther Ruff in Lincoln, Illinois.

Ken served his country in the United States Air Force. Ken spent most of his life as a truck driver. He loved riding his Harley motorcycle on many trips. Ken was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed going to and watching the games. Above all else, Ken loved spending time with his family and friends.

Ken is survived by his wife Julie Ruff; his step-daughter Chynna Hall; his mother Esther Ruff; his brother Dennis Ruff; his sister Nancy (Duke) Babb; his nieces and nephews Cody Ruff, Casey Babb, Caitlyn (Jordan) Kemp, Camry Babb, and Callie Babb; and his beloved pup Gracie.

Ken was preceded in death by father Jesse Ruff.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 18th at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to directly follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, Dr. Mark Miller, the nurses at Ascension St. Vincent Cancer Center, Heritage Hospice, and especially, nurses Karla Bautista and Angi Evans for taking such amazing care of Ken.

Memorials can be made to any of Ken’s favorite charities: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Chemo Buddies of Evansville, and Warrick Humane Society.

No Photos and Videos