Dwight Ruppert

Obituary of Dwight Wayne Ruppert

Dwight Wayne Ruppert age 72, of Blowing Rock, passed away peacefully on June 23rd, 2022. He was born on January 20th, 1950 in Watauga County to Marshall and Doris Ruppert. He was a member of First Independent Baptist Church. Dwight was the best husband, father, brother, and grandfather. He grew up in Blowing Rock and graduated from Watauga High School in 1968. Dwight served in the United States Navy. He loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. In his 72 years, he worked in construction, taxidermy, and installed hardwood flooring. Mr. Ruppert is survived by his wife of 42 years, Estie M. Ruppert of the home; two children, Rick J. Ruppert and wife Sandra, of Deep Gap and Tonya Church and fiancé Jason Fairchild of Fleetwood; grandchildren Britnie Woods and husband Tim, Trey Church, Isaac Church, Jacob Ruppert, and Ethan Ruppert. Dwight is also survived by his children Renee Pool and Corey Ruppert and their children, Brittany and Nathan Pool, and Riley Ruppert. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two younger brothers, and one sister, Marsha Stedman. Memorial services for Dwight will be private. The family suggests memorials to Medi Home Health & Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 100B, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be shared at the website ww.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Ruppert family.
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