Nancy “Joan” Ruckman, 87, of Moundsville, WV, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville.

She was born November 28, 1929 at home on Thanksgiving Day, the daughter of the late Commodore G. and Hilda V. Auten Strope.

She was a Methodist by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Strope; and a sister, Jean Yurisko.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn (Dan) Lydick of Moundsville, and Chris (Don, Jr.) Gillis of Wheeling; two grand children, Kyle Gillis of Morgantown, WV, and Mackenzie Gillis of Wheeling; a sister, Norma Wood of Moundsville; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Greenlawn Cemetery, Moundsville.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville.

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