Brian R. Rucks, 59, of Hopkinsville, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at his residence.

A native of Lake Geneva, Wis., he was born December 2, 1961, the son of the late Donald R. Rucks and Faye N. Bright Rucks. He was a volunteer fireman/EMT on the Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Department in Pell Lake, Wisc., from 1991 to 2004 where he also served as the Chief for many of the years. Since relocating to Kentucky, Brian was a shipping and receiving clerk at TGASK in Hopkinsville.

Survivors include his daughter: Shantel (Elmer) Waggoner of Princeton; his son: Eric Rucks of Fox Lake, Wisc.; his brothers: Dale (Michell) Rucks of Twin Lakes, Wisc., and Darian (Angie) Rucks of Pembroke; his seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

No services will be held at this time, Dogwood Funerals & Cremations of Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to be sent to a local fire department of your choice.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.