Obituary of John Rude
John Gordon Rude
(October 7, 1959 - December 3, 2018)
John Rude passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 59 years of age. He was born October 7, 1959, in Camrose, Alberta.
John attended NAIT, receiving his Red Seal Mechanics Certificate, going on to work with his Dad at Camrose Auto Wreckers, eventually taking it over, growing the business and moving it to a new location in Camrose.
His days were filled with the love he had for his four children and grandchildren and his passion was restoring and showing his 1949 Ford Truck, which he started as a young teenager and continued until his passing. He was a proud father and grandfather, in addition to being a loving and supportive son, brother and uncle.
John enjoyed fishing, quadding, spending time with his family, campfires, working on his ’49 and enjoying the company of his two dogs, Molly and Melissa.
John was predeceased by his father, Elvin Rude.
He is survived by his four children Christine (Mark) Fishman, Jarett (Maria) Rude, Aleisha (Josh) Hockley and Mikaila; four grandchildren Maverick, Valens, Ruby, Kaiden and one more on the way; his mother Carol Rude; sisters Laurel (Dwayne) Mitty and Heather (Greg) Broughton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service was held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from the CityLights Church with Rev. Brian Hunter officiating. Inurnment has taken place in the Camrose Cemetery.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in John's memory may be made to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, or to the Companion Animal Welfare Society (Unit #20, 314 - 222 Baseline Road Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1S8) or to the Canadian Mental Health Association.