William Cornelius Ruddell

July 4, 1953 ~ June 1, 2020 (age 66)


William C. Ruddell, 66, of Westville, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, June 1st, 2020.  William was born to Donald and Anna Louise Ruddell of Clark County, IN on July 4, 1953.  William was a retired police chief of the Salem police department, where he worked as a policeman for 33 years.  He was also a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Portage, IN.  William was involved in many community clubs including the Westville Masons, Orak Shriners, South Bend Scottish Rite and York Rite of Salem, IN.  William is Survived by his mother, Anna Louise Ruddell, His Wife, Regina Ruddell of Westville, Son Donald Ruddell, His Brother Donald Ruddell of The Villages, FL, Sister Mary Lewis of Sarasota, FL, Grandson James Derek Horner (Kara) of Salem, IN., and Great Grandchildren Lilith and Layla Horner.  William was preceded in death by his Father, Donald and Son, Christopher Ruddell.  There are no Services at this time.  Newhard funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.  

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