Ruby Lucille Captain
Ruby Lucille Captain, 87 of Tipton died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday,
January 7, 2012 at Miller's Merry Manor. She was born August
7, 1924 in Jefferson Township, Tipton County, to Enoch & Grace (Helfer)
Stafford. On September 20, 1942 she married Roy A. Captain
who preceded her in death on May 22,
She was a wife, mother and homemaker. Ruby was a member of
the West Street Christian Church.
Ruby is survived by three sons, Ronald G. Captain and wife Diane,
The Woodlands, Texas, Michael C. Captain, Huntington, West Virginia,
Steven K. Captain and wife Darlene, Noblesville; one sister, Enola
Manifold, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, Kristen (Captain)
Streeter, Craig Captain, Kyle Captain, Catherine (Captain) Foster,
Michelle (Captain) Stiles, Erin (Captain) London, and Daniel
Captain; thirteen great-grandchildren, Collin Moitz, Courtney Moitz,
Jackson Captain, Jillian Captain, Huck Captain, Tanner Foster, Grace
Foster, Molly Stiles, Ben Captain, Chase London, Wyatt London,
Brogan London, and Amelia London; special friends, Lonnie Watson and
his wife Carol, Tom Phifer, whom Ruby considered her fourth son, and
his wife Susan.
She was proceeded in death by three brothers, Bernard M.
Stafford, Burrell C. Stafford, and Cleon Bud Stafford; three
sisters, Helen M. Woods, Anna Jane Foutch, and Edith M. Hunter.
There are no services planned. Burial will be at the Six Mile
Church Cemetery, Bluffton, Indiana at a later date. Memorial
contributions may be made to the West Street Christian Church, 132
North West Street, Tipton, Indiana 46072.
Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the