News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 23, 2012

Paul Herbert Rukes


WEST TERRE HAUTE — Paul Herbert Rukes, 67, of West Terre Haute, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Paul was born Dec. 11, 1944, the son of Clovis and Elizabeth (Leeds) Rukes. Paul was retired from the Data Label Company and was a United Stated Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict.

Mr. Rukes was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ralph D. Rukes; and sister, Evelyn Maxine Tackett. Survivors include his sons, Glen A. Rukes and Paul A. Rukes, both of Terre Haute; sisters, Ana Rose Allsup of West Terre Haute and Camilla Dean of Kendalville, Ind.; and brothers, Charles Rukes and Clovis (Linda) Rukes, both of Terre Haute.

A celebration of life will be held at Cuz’in Eddies Pub and Grub, 1330 8th Ave., on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Please join Paul’s family in sharing memories, photos, and videos of his through his tribute wall at: