Jon Franklin Ruff
Jon Franklin Ruff passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in Covington, LA. He was born on April 29, 1942 in New Orleans, LA to the late Robert Ronald Ruff and Katherine Youngs Ruff.
Jon was the beloved husband of Diane Fortner Ruff for 56 years. He was the brother of Robert S. Ruff and the late Jack W. Ruff. Jon was the brother-in-law of Kenneth and Carla Sharp, and Johnny and Ellen Fortner. He was the proud uncle of Renate Clopton, Jill Ardoin, Shannon Paille, Joy Glover, Jay Fortner, and Julie Glover. Jon will also be missed by numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, great great-nieces and great great-nephews.
Jon retired from Florida Marine Transporters as a boat captain. He was a life-long member of First Baptist Church of Covington. Jon enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. More than anything, he loved people, teaching Sunday School, and witnessing for the Lord. He will be dearly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to the Graveside Service at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 2280 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mr. Ruff to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 4196, Monroe, LA 71211, www.lbch.org.