Ruby E Waggoner, 99

Ruby E Waggoner, 99, of Wabash, died at 6:15 a.m., June 13, 2019, at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. 

She was born March 26, 1920, in Wabash County, to Levi and Mary (Dunphy) Ridenour.

Ruby married Herschel H. Waggoner in Lincolnville, on Dec. 21, 1938; he died Feb. 25, 2008. Ruby worked at General Tire in Wabash for 5 years, and at Wabash Instruments for 27 years, retiring in 1991.  She was a former member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing cards at the Dallas Winchester Senior Center.

She is survived by two children, Wayne A. (Carol) Waggoner of LaFontaine, and Carol D. (Max) Cox of Wabash; four grandchildren, Kelly (Brad) Taylor of LaFontaine, Brent (Shari) Waggoner of Idaho, Stan (Jennifer) Cox of Lagro, and Rod Cox of Wabash; six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, six sisters, Ruth White, Mary Emma Meyer, Annabelle Brooks, Edith Brooks, Florence Teusch, and Ethel Frantz, and her brother, Gordon Ridenour.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Brent Waggoner officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the Dallas Winchester Senior Center.

The memorial guest book for Ruby may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Jun 13