Carl W. “Bill” Rudy, 62, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at Continuing Health Care at the Ridge, after a courageous battle with dementia.
Bill was born October 5, 1956, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan and moved to the Cortland area as a child.
Bill was a 1975 graduate of Lakeview High School. He received his associate’s degree from Youngstown State University.
Bill retired from the Albert Guarneri and Company, in Warren, after many years of service.
He was a proud member of the First Church of God in Cortland, where he served as an Elder for several years.
Bill enjoyed traveling and reading. His family was paramount, but his love for The Ohio State University football was a close second.
He is preceded in death by his father, Carl V. Rudy; sister, Melissa Rudy and stepbrother, Robert Waldeck.
Bill is survived by his mother, Mary Waldeck; his sister, Cheryl Glatz; his brother, Edward Rudy; stepsiste,r Linda Dann; stepbrother, Eugene Waldeck; niece, Marissa Glatz and nephew, Jeremy Rudy.
Friends may call 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 North High Street in Cortland, where the funeral service will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at the funeral home, with Reverend David Luther, officiant.
Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Bill’s family.
A television tribute will air Thursday, December 13 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX.