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John F Ruck

April 2, 1954 — December 11, 2022


John F. Ruck, 68, of Williamsfield, formerly of Peoria County, passed away on December 11, 2022 at his residence. He was born on April 2, 1954 in Peoria the son of Carl and Patricia (Caldwell) Ruck Sr. John married Cecilia Caughey on January 21, 1978 in Peoria.

He graduated from Woodruff High School Class of 1972. John later worked and retired from Bemis 40 plus years and Langston Bag Factory in Peoria. He enjoyed Tractors, Trucks and Heavy Equipment.

John is survived by his wife Cecilia Ruck of Williamsfield; two brothers Carl (Brenda) Ruck Jr. of Dunlap, Steven Ruck of Peoria County; one sister Donna (Donald) Ernst of Brimfield and a host of loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Francis Tiff, two brothers Ronald Johnston and Gary Buchanan.

A visitation will be held on Sunday December 18, 2022 at Cumerford – Clary Funeral Home in Peoria from 5pm to 7pm. Burial will be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens at a later date.

Memorial Contributions in honor of John may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online tributes and condolences may be made at

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