Donnie Dee Ruble, 74, of Lebanon, died Friday, July 5, 2019, in Springfield.
He was born July 14, 1944, in Lebanon, Mo to John Henry and Cloah Ethel Appleberry Rubles.
On Dec. 18, 2009, he married Martha Lu Dean.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant twin brother, Lonnie Lee; one brother, Henry, and two sisters, Mary Lou Henson and Katherine Jane Files.
Donnie was employed as a truck driver for Lebanon Coca-Cola Bottling Company for several years.
He was a member of the Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, where he taught Sunday School.
Survivors include his wife Martha Ruble; four sons, Mark Ruble (Kelly), of Springfield; Jackie Ruble, Allen Ruble (Christina), and Scotty Ruble, of Lebanon; three daughters, Chloa Sharp (Brian), of Nixa; Melissa Wells (Cary), of Willard, and Rebecca Ruble, of Lebanon; two brothers, Leo Rubles (Carolyn) and Leslie Rubles (Deborah), of Lebanon; one sister, Connie Anderson (Donnie), of Lebanon; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Donnie Dee Ruble will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Cary Wells and Donnie Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Ivey Cemetery, under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel.
Memorials have been suggested to the Ivey Cemetery and can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.
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