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Noland G. Rudd

October 16, 1927 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 89)
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Rudd, Noland Noland G. Rudd age 89, of Longwood, FL formerly of Barberton, Ohio, passed away Friday July 28, 2017 leaving his loving wife Shirley, of 66 years. He is survived by his children Daniel (Beth) Rudd and Stacey Rudd, grandchildren Amanda (Gil) Gilmartin and Jordanna Nutt, and great grandchild Frank Delzingaro IV. He was preceded in death by his parents; John James Rudd and Lola Rudd, an infant brother Jimmy Rudd, and an infant son. Mr. Rudd was born in Barberton, Ohio on October 16, 1927. He graduated from Barberton High school in 1945 and enlisted in the Navy shortly after graduation, serving his country proudly in World War II. He attended Kent State University earning a BS in chemistry and went on to hold positions of Chief Chemist at Columbia Cement and Technical Service Director at Medusa Cement until retirement in 1993. He married his sweetheart Shirley Gribble on November 22, 1950 and they were promptly caught in a honeymoon blizzard becoming snowbound in Bedford, PA. After retirement they moved to Florida to enjoy a great retirement. He was a tireless provider, always there with words of encouragement to his family and endless love for his wife. The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Gramkow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to Grace United Methodist Church, 499 N. Country Club Rd. Lake Mary, Florida 32746. Arrangements entrusted to GRAMKOW FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 500 E. Airport Blvd. Sanford, Fl., 32773 Phone (407) 322-3213


Charitable donations may be made to:

Grace United Methodist Church
499 N. Country Club Rd., Lake Mary FL 32746
Tel: 1-407-322-1472



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