Mark Alan Ruckman

December 29, 1959 - March 12, 2020

12/29/1959 - 03/12/2020

Past Services

Wednesday March 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

Mark Alan Ruckman, 60 formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday March 12, 2020 at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio. He was born on December 29, 1959 a son of the late Ellsworth and Patricia (Houston) Ruckman in Elyria, Ohio. He served in the U. S. Airforce before moving out to California for 30 years. Mark worked for Pep Boys in the sales department and also worked as manager of the tire department for the Pasadena Firestone . Mark was a Methodist by faith. He loved sports especially the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a big Nascar fan and a lover of music but also had a soft side and sometimes be moved to tears during movies or touching moments. His all time favorite singer was Niel Young. He also enjoyed watching True Crime stories. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mark is survived by his sister Brenda Ruckman of Carrolton, Ohio. In addition he is survived by his friends, Don and Shirley of California and Hope from Oklahoma. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday March 18,2020 at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove Ohio at 1 pm with Pastor Bill Marinelli officiating. Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Cremtory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906. Share your thoughts and memories of Mark with the family at

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Sherry Artman
2 years ago

Brenda, I did not know your brother but you are in my thoughts and prayers sweet child. I know how you feel as I lost my brother last year and it is a part of you that goes with them. I think of you often and my prayers are with you. Your old Mother Advisor from Rainbow Girls.

Leslie Allen
2 years ago

Brenda I’m so very sorry for your loss, Mark was a great man, I was surprised to hear of his passing. I remember Mark taking us to the lake after the all night party. I always thought he had a good sense of humor. If you’re on Facebook look me up if you would like to talk. You’re in my prayers.

Kathy Vernet
2 years ago

A friend til the end . Forever in my heart.

Laurie parker
2 years ago

Brenda, So very sorry for your loss.Mark was a good guy. Many fond memories of school days. Gad he reconnected with us all when he came home.

Judi McGarry
2 years ago

Brenda & family~~so sorry for your loss! Thoughts & prayers go out to you at this sad time! God bless you! Judi McGarry

Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Mark Alan Ruckman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Mark Alan Ruckman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †