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Larry Ruff

October 11, 1945 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 75)


Larry Ruff, of Gastonia, N.C., passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Services will be private.

He was born October 11, 1945, in Gaston County to Elmer Jerome Ruff and Ruby Elizabeth Lanier. He was a veteran of the Unites States Airforce and is a retired heavy machine operator from Carolina Paper Board. Throughout his life he was an avid Duke sports fan, especially basketball, and he also loved to golf.

He is survived by his brother Bobby Ruff; his daughters Kimberly Crooke (John), Beth Echtermeyer (Shane), Melissa Warner, Jennifer Thompson (Shane), and Ashley Bryant (Andrew); and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jerome Ruff and Rodger Ruff. 

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