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In Memory of

Robert Todd Ruark

August 14, 1964 - November 28, 2016

Obituary


Mr. Robert Todd Ruark, age 52, of McDonough, Georgia passed away on November 28, 2016. Todd was born in Los Angeles, California to the late Joseph and Maryanne Schumacher Ruark.



Sergeant First Class Ruark served our country in the United States Army for 20 years in counter intelligence; earning eight medals and several other awards, ribbons, and decorations. After retiring from the Army, he continued his career by serving and protecting our community with the Henry County Police Department. Todd was a true down to earth man, known for his honesty, loyalty, huge heart,...

Mr. Robert Todd Ruark, age 52, of McDonough, Georgia passed away on November 28, 2016. Todd was born in Los Angeles, California to the late Joseph and Maryanne Schumacher Ruark.



Sergeant First Class Ruark served our country in the United States Army for 20 years in counter intelligence; earning eight medals and several other awards, ribbons, and decorations. After retiring from the Army, he continued his career by serving and protecting our community with the Henry County Police Department. Todd was a true down to earth man, known for his honesty, loyalty, huge heart, and his thoroughness in everything he did. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, camping, fishing, and being outdoors. Todd’s pride and joy were his children, wife, and grandson. He will always be remembered for the loving and caring husband and father he was to his family.



Todd leaves behind his loving wife, Susie Ruark; sons, Cole Stanley and his wife, Rebecca, Nicholas Ruark, and Jacob Ruark; grandson, Cooper Stanley; brother, Scott Ruark and his wife, Lauren; half-sisters, Misty Palermo and Stephanie Wright; nephews, Josh Ruark and Joe Ruark; serveral extended family members and his Henry County Police Department family.



A service to honor Todd’s life will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 beginning 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Police Chaplain Ralph Easterwood will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 PM prior to the service. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Todd may be made to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund by visiting www.nleomf.org.



Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough (770.914.8833). To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at www.haistenfunerals.com.