Sterling Stokes Ruffin
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Sterling Stokes Ruffin
  • September 22, 1946 - December 25, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Sterling Stokes Ruffin, Sr. went home to be with The Lord on Christmas Day after an extended battle with illness. He was a husband, father, grandfather, and a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was the son of the late Dr. & Mrs. J.B. Ruffin of Ahoskie, NC.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Ruffin of Raleigh, NC; son Sterling Ruffin, Jr. and his wife Stacy of Greenville, NC; daughter Alison Ruffin and her husband Mark of Raleigh, NC; grandsons Tanner and Maddox Ruffin of Greenville, NC; and his dog and best friend Stormy.

A memorial service will be held at Covenant Church, 4005 Corey Rd, Winterville, NC, on Sunday January 14, 2018 at 3:00 PM conducted by the Rev. J. Buckingham.