The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Church International, Oglethorpe Street, Ellaville, Georgia, where Elder Jessie Carson is pastor. The Reverend Clinton Aldridge, pastor of Quebec Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dozier Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Chester Ruff was born November 18, 1946 to the late T. J. Ruff and Katie Edwards in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County, Georgia. He attended John Lewis High School. At an early age, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. Chester was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ruff. He was well known in Schley County. Chester was employed with Dave West Logging Company of Ellaville, Georgia as a logger.
Chester Ruff leaves to cherish his memories: a devoted companion, Earnestine H. Frazier, Ellaville, Georgia; aunt, Inez Trice, Saint Petersburg, Florida; stepchildren, Willie Frazier, Alonzo Frazier, Herbert Frazier (Veronica) and Marilyn Frazier; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; devoted cousins, Larry Edwards (Bertha), Ellaville, Georgia, Evelyn Andrews, Albany, Georgia, David Milliner (Maggie), Albany, Georgia, Emma Milliner, Bayonne, New Jersey, Mary Milliner, Bayonne, New Jersey, Louise Edwards, Americus, Georgia, Clyde L. Edwards, Valdosta, Georgia, Robin Mansfield, Atlanta, Georgia, and Lee Arness Edwards, Ellaville, Georgia; devoted friends, Eddie Will Carer, Willie Johnson, Helen Hart, Mary Hudson and Ralph Williams, all of Ellaville, Georgia.