Brian Ruppert, 50, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, after a valiant fight with MS. Brian was predeceased by his mother, Helene Ruppert, and brother-in-law, Ken Silk.
Our "Island Boy" is survived by his father, Ronald (Liz) Ruppert; his brother, Ken, (April) Ruppert, his sisters, Linda Silk, Dee (David) Smith, Julie (Jamie) Hinson; plus seven nieces, Stephanie (Tom) Scott, Shelby Ruppert, Nicole Silk, Jenny (Shawn) Garland, Kerianne Smith, Laurie Smith and Emma Hinson; great-nieces Hannah and Charlotte Garland, nephews-in-law Bobby Riley and Karl Strand; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend to all he touched or knew. He never met a stranger.
He will be loved and missed today and always.
A celebration of his life will be held at a future date.