Emily Jasper Rucker

December 16, 1946March 27, 2019

Emily Jasper Rucker, 72, of Mt. Washington, returned to the Lord on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Baptist Health.  Emily had a passion and devotion to children.  She pursued that passion in service as a teacher, where she retired from the Glasgow Independent School System, and served on the  I.P.R. Review Board in Bullitt County.  She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington, and the handbell choir.  She was preceded in death by her father, J. R. Jasper.  Emily is survived by her husband of 51 years, Harry Rucker; one daughter, Nancy Whitaker (Ben); a son, Bruce Rucker (Valerie); her mother, Austine Jasper; brother, Maurice Dean Jasper (Donna); sister, Mary Lou Mason (David); her grandchildren, Jessica and Sydney Bright, Will and Jay Rucker, Daniel Coxhead Mantell, and Remi Whitaker; along with one great-grandaughter, Adalee Bright.  Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington with burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.  Friends may visit from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.  Memorial gifts are suggested to First Baptist Church Youth or C.A.S.A. of Bullitt County.


Miss Emily you will be missed ladybug, Rest in peace, a peace well deserved.
We am deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bruce and Harry as well as the rest of the family and friends of Emily Rucker. There are no words that I can give right now that will ease any of your pain. We are here if we can be of any help. May God bless and comfort everyone in the Rucker family. The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:17-18 Gerald Bates
So Sorry for your loss Mr. Rucker, You have always been a good friend and if you need help, Someone to talk to, Whatever just call us, Your friends Rich and Dana Roby.
Very sorry to hear about your wife's passing. Gary Colvin