Rudolph Bodemuller, 95, of Oak Ridge, passed away on Nov. 7.
He was born in Louisiana on July 29, 1917, to parents Robert and Hilda Evans Bodemuller.
The Bodemullers came to Oak Ridge over 30 years ago, after Rudolph retired from the Garrett Corp. with the air research program in Phoenix, Ariz. He also retired from Allied Signal as an aeronautical engineer in 1983.
He was a member of Kern Memorial United Methodist Church.
Rudolph was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Frances Bodemuller.
His survivors include his wife, Frances Ross Bodemuller; sons, James R. Bodemuller and wife Margaret A. Bodemuller of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Robert A. Bodemuller and wife Coleen Bodemuller of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren, Brian Bodemuller, Julie Bodemuller Skaggs, Suzanne Bodemuller Vanderhoff, Alan Ross, Heidie Ross Clark, Darcie Bodemuller, Rebecca Bodemuller, and Benjamin Bodemuller; and nine great-grandchldren.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Kern Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Jack Sills officiating. The family will receive friends from 1–2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Burial will take place in Boulder, Colo.
The family requests the memorials be in the form of donations to Kern Memorial United Methodist Church, Music Program, 451 E. Tennessee Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
An online guest book may be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.