MOUNT VERNON — Herbert Kendrick Rudolph, 90, of New Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at the Summerville at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.
He was born Dec. 18, 1919, in Clinton, Mass., to the late Herbert and Mae (Kendrick) Rudolph. Herbert served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star. He retired in 1984 after 42 years as a machinist for Cooper-Bessemer Co., and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Hill Church in Mount Vernon.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Maxine (Small) Rudolph; a son, Kendall Rudolph of Longwood, Fla.; a daughter, Deanna (Terry) McGee of Newark; four grandchildren, Sharna Tuesta, Jacque Haynes, Michelle Alfonso and Holly Huff; and seven great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carolyn Rudolph, in 2007.
A graveside service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery. Pastor Fred Shoemaker will be officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Herbert Kendrick Rudolph.