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Allen Burt "Bo" Ruff

December 4, 1936 — October 1, 2021

Allen Burt "Bo" Ruff

Mr. Allen Burt “Bo” Ruff, 84, of Lexington Highway, Elberton, husband of 49 years to the late Margaret Fields Ruff, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Ruff was born in Elberton on December 4, 1936, son of the late Allen Sanford Ruff and Henrietta Burt Ruff. He was a member of Falling Creek Baptist Church and Philomathea Masonic Lodge #25. Bo was owner/operator of Triple R Granite Company and an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be remembered for supporting his grandchildren and hardly ever missing a ballgame.

Survivors include his children: Greg and Angie Ruff of Winterville, Mitch and Lisa Ruff of Elberton, and Kathy Ruff Coggins of Elberton; brother, Jerry Ruff of Elberton; sister, Betty and Dub Melton of Winterville; grandchildren: Kristal Rice, Nick Ruff, Dustin Rice, Jessica Sharp, and Garrett Ruff; great-grandchildren: Rylan Sharp, Abel Rice, and River Sharp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Curt Coggins; and sister, Dot and James “Yank” Welch.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Tuesday, October 5, at 2 o’clock at Falling Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ric Veal officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Scott Ruff, Jim Welch, Jeff Haynes, Randall Rice, Farren Dixon, and Dan Jones honored as pallbearers. Mr. Ruff will be placed in the church at 1:00p.m.

The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Monday, October 4.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to Falling Creek Baptist Church, 1020 Jack McVeigh Drive, Elberton, GA 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Allen Burt “Bo” Ruff.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, October 4, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Service

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Falling Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

1020 Jack McVeigh Dr, Elberton, GA 30635

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