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RUE, JR., Hughes Philip
RUE, Jr., Hughes Philip Only son of Hughes Philip Rue and Maurine Alford, born Feb. 26, 1936 in Dallas, Texas. Passed away on Oct. 31, 2013 at home in Rosamond, Calif. We mourn the loss of this great man who spent his life serving others. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1954 and served 24 years before retiring from Edwards AFB in 1977 with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. During his Air Force career, he served as a medic in Vietnam. After retiring from active service he worked as a civilian on Edwards AFB, and retired from Civil Service in the mid 90s. He was a loving father, serving at times as Boy Scout Master and President of the EAFB Motocross Club with his sons. He was a VFW member for more than 34 years, serving several terms as Post Commander. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Twyla and children, Paul and Philip Rue, Lance Simpson and Kelly Siegfried; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A Memorial service is scheduled at 12:30 pm, Nov. 18, 2013 at Bakersfield National Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm, Nov. 23, 2013 at the Rosamond VFW. Arrangements by Halley Olsen Murphy Funerals and Cremation, Lancaster

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