Ross Rudd, 85, passed away on August 29, 2017. He was born on March 11, 1932, in Plymouth, Utah, to George Clark Rudd and Electa Margaret Nish. Ross graduated from Bear River High School in 1950. Ross married his sweetheart Bonnie Hansen on February 7, 1951, in the Logan LDS Temple.
Ross enlisted in the Air Force and served a short time. During his military service, he and Bonnie lived in Stephenville, Texas.
He farmed with his father for many years and then formed a partnership with his sons, Mike, and Joe Rudd.
Ross was very active in the community and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served on many boards. One of his greatest loves was serving with the scouts. He served many years with the scouts and earned the Silver Beaver Award. He served as Bishop of the Belmont Ward and a member of the Fielding Utah Stake High Council. In his later years Ross enjoyed taking missionaries over to serve in the Logan Temple. He also taught the Temple Preparation class with his sweetheart for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife: Bonnie; children: Ronda (Martell) Menlove, David (Leslie) Rudd, Connie (Randy) Lewis, Mike (Gloria) Rudd, Kathleen (Sandra) Rudd, Joe (Rachell) Rudd; 27 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; and one brother, Oris Rudd.
Ross was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Evan, Leora, Norman; son-in-law, Bruce Evans; and great granddaughter, Kylee Emma McCammon.
Ross had a great love for his Savior, Bonnie, and all his family. What a wonderful loving man he was, we will forever miss him and his whistling. Thank you Dad for your wonderful example, love, and support.
The family would like to thank the sweet caregivers at Bear River Valley Care Center, Pioneer Valley Lodge, Legacy, Maple Springs and Access Hospice.
Funeral services for Ross will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Viewings will be held on Monday evening, September 4, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. and at the church prior to the funeral service from 9-10:30 a.m. All services will be held at the Belmont LDS Chapel (16925 N. 5200 W. Riverside, UT). Interment in the Plymouth Cemetery.