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Craig Ruppert

July 24th, 1925 - June 22nd, 2019

06/27/2019 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
330 Pershing Ave.
Hamilton OH, 45011
Funeral Service: 
06/27/2019 at 1:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
330 Pershing Ave.
Hamilton OH, 45011

Craig V. Ruppert, age 93 of Hamilton, passed away at home on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Craig was born in Hamilton, Ohio on July 24, 1925 to Norman Ruppert and Helen Erbs Ruppert. He served in the US Navy during WWII stationed at Pearl Harbor. When Craig got out of the Navy he became a Hamilton Police Officer on 4/27/1950 and retired 1/12/1979. Craig was a Kentucky Colonel and belonged to the American Legion, Post 104 in Sevierville, TN. 

Craig is survived by his sons, Don (Rebecca) Ruppert and Ronald C. Ruppert; grandchildren, Tracy Ruppert Simmons, Michal Scott Ruppert and Jason Ruppert; 5 great grandchildren; very special friend, Geri Meyers. Craig was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Helen Ruppert; wife, Thelma (Sis) Ruppert.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM.The family would like to thank Hospice for the excellent care and the Hamilton Police Department for their love and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Cincinnati and the Hamilton Police Retirement Fund. 

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Bev (Newton) Williams

Binky, Scott, Tracy & family - Sorry to hear about Craig’s passing. Sending my thoughts and prayers.

dick stewart

worked with tom marsh and the I&m squad along jerry mertz don gross, craig was one great cop to work with, sorry to hear of his passing.

Don Gross

I worked a long time with Smokie on the I&M squad and there wasn’t a finer man on the PD. I will miss him and offer my prayers for the family.