William H. Rudy, 81, of Sandy Ridge died Friday at his residence. Born May 13, 1930 in Altoona, he was the son of the late John and Esther (Davis) Rudy.
Mr. Rudy was of the Christian faith. He served in the U.S. National Guard and was retired from the former Westvaco, Tyrone.
He was married to Shirley (Stevens) Rudy on Jan. 30, 1954 in Clearfield. She survives him at home. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kevin Rudy.
Mr. Rudy was survived by two daughters, Patti Souders and her husband, Timothy and Kimberly Wolf and her husband, Michael, all of Sandy Ridge; two sons, Arthur W. Rudy and his wife, Bonnie of Sandy Ridge and John S. Rudy and his wife, Theresa Rudy of Tyrone.
Also surviving are two sisters, Ella Mae Butterbaugh and her husband, Gerald of Paducah, KY and Kathleen Getz and her husband, Milton of Tyrone and 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Heath Funeral Home, Osceola Mills, with the Pastor Jennifer C. Heikes officiating. Friends will be received from 4 p.m. until the time of services.