In memory of
James A. Rupple
James A Rupple 91, of Canton passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. He was born Jan. 31, 1925 in Caldwell, Ohio to the late Joseph and Mary Rupple. James proudly served in the U.S Navy. He was employed with the Roofer Union for 50 years and worked with is son Rupple Roofing. James enjoyed having fun and taking his family on vacations and listening and watching the Cleveland Indians. He was a member of the Eagles and Moose. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. James was an amazing, husband, father, grandfather and will be dearly missed by his wife of 62 1/2 years, Barb; children, Dave (Vicki), Denny, Doug (Aimee) and Sandra Alves; grandchildren, Ronnie Alves, Christopher Rupple, James Rupple, and Lexi Rupple; great-granddaughter, Mia Day; sisters-in-law, Ruth Swartz and Dottie Corey. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Luis Martino, Absolute Home Health Care and Mary Kay Vellucci for all of the love, care and support given to James and his family. In honoring his wishes James will be cremated. The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 705 Raff Rd SW Canton, Ohio 44710 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. with Gray Smith Celebrant, officiating. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the St. Jude's Hospital. The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to read the obituary, sign the online guestbook and share fond memories. Reed, 330-477-6721
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