Ruth Van Dyke
February 19, 1936 ‒ October 28, 2017
Ruth Van Dyke, age 81, of Howard, Ohio passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born on February 19, 1936 in Martin County, Kentucky to the late Simon and Nora (Maynard) Horn. Ruth was employed as a supervisor in the computer center at the Huntington National Bank in Columbus. She was a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Temple and former member of the Capital City Baptist in Columbus. Ruth was formerly a member of the Veterans Advocacy Committee and volunteered for Hospice of Knox County.
She is survived by her daughter Ruth Ellen (John) Madden; her sons Lynn (Connie) Van Dyke, Donald (Karin) Van Dyke; five grandchildren, James, JP, Nora, Angela, Bradley; and six great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Luther Van Dyke and sixteen brothers and sisters.
Friends may call on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 4-6PM at the Mount Vernon Baptist Temple (21453 Floralwood Dr., Howard, Ohio 43028). A service will follow, beginning at 6PM, with Rev. Curt Smith Officiating. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Columbus beginning at 11AM.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County.
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