Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 26, 2012 11:24 am EDT


DUBLIN — Darryl Gene Ruggles, 71, of Dublin, died July 14, 2012, at his residence.

Darryl was born Dec. 20, 1940, in Knox County to Robert and Marie (Thompson) Ruggles. He was a graduate of Fredericktown High School and The Ohio State University where he was a member of the marching band (TBDBITL). Following graduation, Darryl was an active member of the Ohio State University Alumni Band and served as “Band Manager” for three years. He had been employed as production control supervisor for SafeLite Corp.

Surviving are his brother-in-law, Robert Peterson of Meridian, Miss.; nieces, Lori Jo Ellis and Cindy Lynn Kasper; nephew, Kevin Allen Peterson; and grandnephews, Parr Kasper and Kyle Wiggins.

The family will observe private burial at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Darryl G. Ruggles.

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