Joe Weldon Ruple of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the age of 59. He was born in Dilley, Texas to Wyman Ernest and Norma Janelle (English) Ruple on March 2, 1957.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Ruple; sons, Garrett Ruple and wife Lana and Austin Ruple and wife Jennifer; brothers, Bill Ruple and wife Janice and Clay Ruple and wife Belinda and sister, Kathy Wilson and husband Billy. Joe is also survived by his grandchildren, Aubrey, Grant and Ava and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rupe and Nell Ruple.
Visitation was held at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Sunday, August 7 from 5 – 8 p.m. A memorial service led by J.D. Dunson was held at Cowboy Fellowship Church in Jourdanton on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception.
Pallbearers for Joes service were Toby Hill, Trace Blair, Shawn Smith, Phillip Hindes, Mark Vickery, Marvin Pipkin, Dale Ray David, Kirk Loftin, John Shulte and Joe Eustace.