Joseph Lee Rudy, Sr., 80, of 5320 U S Hwy. 60 West, Owensboro, passed away 8-19-05 at Hermitage Care & Rehab. Center. He was born in Daviess County, KY., to the late James Lee Rudy and Betty Smith Rudy. He was retired from farming. Mr. Rudy was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. He was preceeded in death by his lst wife, Anna Ruth Gilles Rudy in 1971, and a brother, George Rudy and sisters, Libby Rudy Kerrick, Mildred Rudy McLaughlin, Marian Rudy Stengell and Margaret Rudy. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Virginia Rudy to whom he was married 33 years. Surviving or 4 sons, Joe Rudy, Jr. and his wife, Beverly, Steve Rudy, Neil Rudy and his wife, Vicky and John Rudy and his wife, Yvonne, all of Owensboro. 3 daughters, Marianne Rudy Shoopman and her husband, Scott, Spring Hill, Tenn., Linda Walter and her husband, Ed of Spring Hill, Tenn. and Glenda Herron, New Melle, Missouri. 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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  1. Marianne, I’m very sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. My thoughts are with you and your family. Rick Parker

  2. Rudy Family, We are so sorry of your loss, you have our deepest sympathy. and remember you will all be in our prayers and thoughts through this difficult time.
    Gary and Regina Hagan

  3. Rudy Family, I am sorry for your loss, Joe was a great man who I will always remember his warm smile. May God be with you during your time of sorrow.

  4. Virginia and family,
    Know that you all are in my thoughts and prayer. Joe was a gracious and welcoming gentle man. I so enjoyed being with you. May you know God’s comfort these days and treasure your memories.
    Love, Sister Peggy

  5. Rudy Family, I am so sorry for your loss of your loved one. Joe was a very sweet man who I enjoyed working for, I will always remember his sweet smile and his warm heart. May God be with each and everyone of you during your time of sorrow. I Love You All.

  6. Dear Rudy Family’
    We are so sorry about your Dad.
    He was a wonderful person and we always enjoyed being around him.
    Sorry we could not make it to the Funeral Home to visit with you’ll,
    but we had a prior commitment. Would have loved to see you all.

  7. Dear Rudy Family:
    We extend our sincere sympathy in
    the loss of Joe. He was a good neighbor, friend and well respected member of our community. We pray God will grant him eternal rest and peace, and to the family, comfort and strength to bear your sorr

  8. Mrs. Virginia, Mr. Rudy will be missed. I can say I will always remember going into his room he would be always asking about you and those cows, then wanting a kiss. I will always remember Mr.Rudy and all the Kisses he planted on my forehead.

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