Earl C. “Butch” Rupert, 78, of Warren, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 10:47 AM in his home.
Butch was born Sunday, June 6, 1943 in Milton, Pennsylvania the son of the late William Kenneth and Mary Magdalene Lester Rupert.
He was a 1961 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era and Cuban Missal Crisis and received an honorable discharge on June 27, 1965.
Butch worked for 18 ½ years for Van Huffel and after its closing worked for Delphi Packard Electric for 10 years.
He was a member of the American Legion, member of the I.U.E. CWA Local 717 and was chairman of the Education Committee. Butch enjoyed hunting and shooting pool.
Fond memories of Butch will forever be remembered by his children Kimberly Ehlke (Daniel) of Gaylord, Minnesota; William K. Rupert II of Warren and Rachel Dunn (Jesse) also of Warren; his brother Jack Lester of Tunnelton, West Virginia; a sister Joani Jiannine of Yelleville, AR; by nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Butch was preceded in death by a daughter Tracy Harvey and two brothers Timothy and James Lester and by his ex-wife whom he remained close friends with, Barbara Knoch.
A caring cremation will take place and a memorial service is being planned for Spring 2021.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed, and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.
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