James Kemp Ruffin, Sr.

James Kemp Ruffin, Sr.

March 31, 1954 – July 2, 2019

BUNN – James Kemp Ruffin, Sr., 65, died Tuesday.  He was born in Wake County to the late James McGee & Marie Kemp Ruffin.  He was a truck driver all his life.  He also was an EMT with Mount Pleasant Rescue Squad & a volunteer fireman with Middlesex, Fire Department.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Bell Bottoms Ruffin.

He is survived by his children, James Kemp Ruffin, Jr. (Heather) of Middlesex, Darren Ruffin of Youngsville, brother, Neil Ruffin (Jackie) of Middlesex & 7 grandchldren.

Visitation will be 6-7 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Renee Spence Posted July 8, 2019 9:49 am

    I’m so sorry guys been praying for y’all. Need anything I’m here for y’all.

  • Cynthia Wolf, Trarcy Wolf Posted July 8, 2019 5:52 pm

    I was so sorry to hear of his passing yal are in our thoughts and prayers. I am sorry we couldn’t be there there at this time bit just know that you will be are very much loved by all.

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