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Edgar Ruark

Edgar A. “Ed” Ruark, 88, of Church Creek passed away early Friday, October 12, 2018 at UMSMC at Easton. Born March 4, 1930, he was the son of the late Lena Landon and Edgar Ruark.

After attending the local schools Ed enlisted with the US Marines and proudly served his country from 1947 till being honorably discharged in 1950.

Ed returned to Dorchester County and began his career as a licensed plumber. He also worked at Eastern Shore Hospital Center and Maryland Wire Belts.

Ed was a member of the Cambridge Wesleyan Church.

After retirement Ed enjoyed fishing, cutting grass and working on lawnmowers. He and his wife Rose, the former Rose Parks, also enjoyed eating out and socializing with friends and locals at area establishments.

Surviving besides his wife Rose is a daughter Wanda Elzey (David); grandchildren David Elzey (Kim) and Kim Turner (Chris); great-grandchildren Savannah Elzey, Chloe Turner and Macy Turner; nephew Kirk Collins along with cousins and numerous friends.

Preceding him in death besides his parents is his sister Betty Lee Collins and nephew Alan Sparks.

A private visitation and celebration of life was held at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A. with Pastor Jack Diehl and Rev. A. Delmer Willey, Jr. officiating.

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A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Ruark

Linda & Randy Bradford Oct 18 2018 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss.

Michelle Sears Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for the familys loss. Many prayers

Alison Hughes and family Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM

Rose, I'm so sorry in the passing of Edgar. He was a great guy. I know he will be missed.

Keith Todd Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Ruark

LARRY PARKS Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Ruark

Eldred R. Jones Jr. Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM


REV A DELMER WILLEY JR Oct 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edgar Ruark

Calvert Townsend Jr. Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM

Uncle Ed was a good and funny man who had no problem helping anyone, he will be missed, my condolences to Aunt Toot

Calvert Townsend Jr. Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM

We Send Our Deepest Condolence's To The Family ........ Edgar Was a Good Man And A Great Friend. Rest In Peace .........

Bill And Tammy Smith Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM

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