Ray Ruhling

Ray Ruhling, 77, of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at his home.

Ray was born August 27, 1946 in Tacoma Park, Maryland, son of the late Otto Ruhling and Gertraud L. Daugherty.

He graduated from American University, where he was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Surviving is his wife of 53 years, Linda Griffith Ruhling; two sons, Erik Ruhling and wife Sarah Coburn of Tennessee and Joshua Ruhling and wife Summer of Woodstock, Virginia; one sister Anita Sapp and husband David of Minneapolis, Minnesota; brother, Robert Ruhling and wife Holly of Scientists Cliff, Maryland; and five grandchildren, Winter, Silas, Anneliese, Astrid and Alice.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Winchester, Virginia 22601.

  3 comments for “Ray Ruhling

  1. robert owen
    September 25, 2023 at 5:44 pm

    Ray will be missed by us all. He was a wonderful friend and team player. My heart goes out to Linda and the entire Ruhling clan.

  2. Tancy & Gary Seal
    September 26, 2023 at 3:44 pm

    May God provide the comfort each of you need at this moment. Ray was a great guy. Linda I am so glad you have many fond memories.

  3. Sandra Frame
    September 27, 2023 at 5:27 pm

    Linda: I am so sorry for your loss. Blessings to the family.

    Sandy Frame(Milton) – Browntown

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