Johnny R. Kunkle PDF Print E-mail

Johnny Earlene Ruff Kunkle, 70, of Newberry, died Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on February 1, 1949 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late J.E. “Jack” and Juanita Minick Ruff. She was a 1970 graduate of Greenville Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and was retired after 40 years as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Kunkle is survived by her husband, Robert Keith Kunkle; a son, Robert Keitt (Beth Satterwhite) Kunkle of Newberry; a daughter, Barbara LaShea Kunkle of Irmo; grandchildren, Audrey Keller Kunkle and Robert Kole Kunkle. She was predeceased by a sister, Wanda Lynn Ruff.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, November 25, 2019 at Newberry Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Jason Schafer. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke's Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127 or the Newberry County Memorial Hospital Foundation, PO Box 497, Newberry, SC 29108.



#25 Angela Oliver Jackso 2019-12-05 15:42
I was so sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. She was such a sweet person. I went to Greenville General Hospital School of Nursing with her. Praying for the family.
Love, Angela Oliver Jackson
#24 Faye Fant 2019-11-24 21:49
Keith and family, so sorry to hear of Johnny’s passing. I really got to know Johnny when I worked for I Henry Summer, and I really thought the world of her. Just take comfort in knowing she is at peace now and in heaven with our father.
#23 Sheriff Lee Foster 2019-11-24 18:48
Please accept our family's offer of sympathy. There is nothing more noble than caregiving. Johnny was a wonderful person and shared her talents through the nursing profession. May the memories of a life well lived offer comfort. God be with you. Lee, Carol, Joseph, and Amelia
#22 Martha Pugh 2019-11-24 17:47
Keith and family so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless Martha Pugh
#21 Gaylan dunaway 2019-11-24 17:37
we are sorry to hear of your loss
#20 Becky & John Pugh 2019-11-23 12:31
Keith & Family,
Please find comfort in the knowledge that we care and extend our Christian Love and support to each of you.
Sincere sympathy,
Becky & John
#19 Mandy kunkle Linger 2019-11-22 12:21
Keith and family.. Sending my love and sympathy during this time .. So sorry for your loss and may you find comfort during this time...
#18 ROBERT BEDENBAUGH 2019-11-22 08:41
I know your loss is great and your pain is heavy. Please keep in mind you are surrounded by a world of friends who love you and your family, and are there to support and assist in any way we can. Love You Brother.
#17 Reva MOATES 2019-11-21 21:26
Mr Keith I was so sorry to hear about ms.Johnny. the Lord will carry you when He needs to, then when you are stronger He will walk with you. I always enjoyed talking to ms. Johnny when she was still able to come in the store
#16 Alice Shealy Boozer 2019-11-21 21:06
To the family. Brice and I are truly sorry for your lost. Johnny was the sweetest person you would ever want to know. We grew up in the same neighborhood. May God give you strength during the days ahead. God bless you and your family.
#15 Sims & Kathy Peel 2019-11-21 17:05
Keith and family, so sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
#14 Ronnie Derrick 2019-11-21 15:50
Sorry to hear of your lost. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
#13 Eddie W Norris 2019-11-21 12:40
Keith,Russell,a nd entire Kunkle Family: Im am sorry to read about Ms.Johnnys passing! I enjoyed reading her recipes and various posts. I pray God will give you comfort and strength during this trying time! Sincerely, Eddie Norris
#12 Becki McSwain 2019-11-21 07:01
Keith, I hadn't heard that Johnny was sick & am shocked to read about her passing. Though I haven't seen her since we were much younger, I will remember her as beautiful & sweet & having such a happy smile. Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you & the family & that we send you our love.
Becki McSwain & Julia McSwain
#11 Karen Hughes 2019-11-21 04:07
Dear Keith and Family,I am so sorry for your loss and will miss my friend and our visits.Our talks on the phone, her love for cookbooks,and her always making sure we knew if it were not for Jesus she would have nothing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#10 Deborah metts Crider 2019-11-20 23:38
Keith I am so sorry I thought the world of Johnny prayers for you and the family. Debbie
#9 Betsy Black 2019-11-20 22:12
To Johnny's family: I had the pleasure of knowing Johnny when she worked at the hospital. Without a doubt, one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. My prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
#8 Robbie Koon DeFreese 2019-11-20 20:08
Keith, LeShea, Keitt & Family, I was so sorry to learn of Johnny’s passing. You & your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Dan & Robbie
#7 Leo & Rhonda Louann 2019-11-20 19:58
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for God's comfort and peace for each of you!
~ Rhonda Louann Minick Frick & Family
#6 Sylvia Moore 2019-11-20 17:51
Keith and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! Ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers!!! Sylvia Moore
#5 Debbie Cromer 2019-11-20 17:40
Beth and family I was so sorry to here this, Please you are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a very special person and will truly be missed.
#4 Vicki Hendrix 2019-11-20 15:39
Johnny and I went thru school together. We used to get together at each other's house. She was a wonderful person, always sweet and kind. I am so very sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you comfort.
#3 Lanel Crawford 2019-11-20 15:00
Keith, LaShea, Keitt, and family,
I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear of my Twainy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
#2 Janice & Tommy Meeks 2019-11-20 14:24
I am so sad to learn about Johnny. She was a classmate of mine. She was truly one of the sweetest persons ever. Please know that our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Sincerely, Janice & Tommy Meeks
#1 June Stepp-King 2019-11-20 11:03
LaShea and Family: I cannot tell you how sorry I am to learn of the loss of your Mom. I have been in prayer for the entire family since I learned of her illness. Trust in the Lord! HE is beside you, and will remain there to see you through the journey ahead. June King