Adam Rufus "Ruke" Haynes, 96, of Union City, IN, passed away Saturday evening, March 24, 2012 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN.
He was born July 3, 1915 in Fayette County, OH, son of the late Fredrick A. and Theressa (Argenbright) Haynes. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Phillip, Clifford, Fredrick, and Eugene Haynes; and sisters, Lucy Smith, Theressa Pitzer, Gertie Manning, and AlvertaThompson.
Adam was a retired machinist for General Motors where he had worked for 38 years. He was a veteran of the US Navy having served in WWII. He was a member of the Community United Methodist Church near Union City, the Masonic Lodge, Ancient Order of the Deep, and the Order of the Golden Dragon.
He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Olive M. (Rodeheffer) Haynes; a son, Bill R. and spouse, Mary Ellen Haynes of Lebanon, OH; grandchildren, Rachel and spouse, Michael Kafsky and their children, Gibson and Landis; and Joshua and spouse, Sara Haynes and their children, Maddie, Rylie, and Emily.
Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 29 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m. till 2:30 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com