Mack Austin Ruffner went home to be with the Lord, February 16, at the Life Care Center of Morgan County.
He was born to Leonard and Sudie Jackson Ruffner on April 21, 1930, in Coalfield. Mack’s mother died when he was eight years of age, at which time he went to live with his maternal grandmother Fannie Jackson, in a coal mining town in Kentucky. His beloved Grandmother Jackson raised him as a son, and he loved her as a mother.
When he was in the sixth grade, they returned to Coalfield, where Mack graduated high school in 1948. With his sense of humor, Mack liked to boast that he was in the top 10 of his class. Incidentally, there were only 10 in the class. [Read more…]