Melvin Eugene Rupe Jr. age 38 of Roseville went home to be with the Lord on October 11, 2011 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born in Zanesville on January 23, 1973 a son of Melvin Eugene Rupe Sr. of Roseville and the late Marcella Wilson Rupe. He was an avid Cincinnati Reds Fan and worked at Perry County Foods.
In addition to his father he is survived by one son Dylan Rupe, daughter Claudia Rupe; sisters Marsha Brown (James) and Yvonne Hoffman (J.J.); step-mother Cassie Rupe; step brothers Trent Heskett and Cary Haskett; step sisters Lorie Ludwig, Crystal Ransom and Shanda McConnell; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and friends.
In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Andrew and Erma Rupe; maternal grandparents Henry and Evelyn Wilson.
Calling hours will be observed on Friday October 14, 2011 from 4-7 pm at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME 33 MAIN ST. ROSEVILLE, OH. To send the Rupe family an online condolence go to www.snoufferfuneralhome.com, find us on facebook or call our caring staff at 740.697.7777.