William James Ruggles
William James Ruggles
  • October 3, 1953 - January 4, 2017
  • Tollesboro, Kentucky

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William James Ruggles, 63, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died January 4, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Ruggles was employed with Carmeuse Lime Company. He was a graduate of Tollesboro High School and an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast. William was born in Iowa on October 3, 1953 the son of the late Burton "Maltby" Ruggles and Velda Mitchell Ruggles. He is survived by his daughter, Amber Ruggles Huddleston of Maysville, KY; one adopted daughter, Tammy Ruggles Thackston of Lewis County, KY; one granddaughter, Whitley Rose Huddleston; his nephew, Donald Puckett of Mississippi; his niece, Melissa Petticrew Alleno of Louisana; a great niece, Brittany Puckett; a special friend, Penny Bellew and her daughter, Ashley Bellew of Maysville, KY and a host of cousins and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Charline Ruggles Petticrew. Funeral services for William Ruggles will be held at the Barbour and Son Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Monday, January 9, 2017 with Rev. Kevin Cornette officiating. Burial will be in the Canaan Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 5 to 8 PM.