Hubert E. Rule 84 of rural Michigantown passed away peacefully at home on May 22, 2009. He was born June 25, 1924 in Putnam County, IN to W.O. & Minnie (Cue) Rule. He married his wife of 58 years, Belva (Huffer) Rule on December 31, 1950 and she survives. Mr. Rule was a graduate of Michigantown High School in 1942. He served our country in the U.S. Army during WWII where he was awarded two bronze stars for bravery. He returned home in 1946 after serving as an honor guard at the Nuremburg Trials. He graduated from Purdue University, earning both his bachelors and masters degrees. He was a self-employed farmer and a teacher with the Frankfort Community Schools for nearly 30 years. His memberships include; Michigantown Methodist Church, the Moose Lodge of Frankfort, was also a member and past president of the Michigantown Lions Club and Michigantown Community Club.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 26, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or, in honor of his grandson, to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, P.O. Box 17279, Baltimore, MD 21297-0495.
Wife: Belva Rule of Rural Michigantown, IN
Son: Andrew (Significant Other: Patricia) Rule of Knoxville, TN
Daughter: Cynthia (Rick) Rule-Gutierrez of Denver, CO
Granddaughters: Amanda (Joshua) Rhinehart and Rachel Rule of Knoxville, TN and
Chaye Gutierrez of Denver, CO
Grandson: Rhett Gutierrez of Denver, CO
Great Grandson: Lukas Rhinehart of Knoxville, TN
Brother: Russell (Jean) Rule of Frankfort, IN
2 Sisters-in-law: Welthea Rule of Crawfordsville, IN and
Joyce Rule of Michigantown, IN
He is also survived by many nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Mrs. Lloyd (Garnett) Clidence and Mrs. George (Ruth) Valley and 4 brothers, Jewell, Estill, Glenn and Wilbur.