Daniel Eugene Rue, age 77, of Athens, died Friday, April 3, 2020, at Starr Regional of Athens.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Athens and was a son of the late Austin and Pearl Sneed Rue.
Daniel was preceded by two sisters, Viola Wilcox and Frances Rhinehart, along with one brother, Junior Rue.
Daniel enjoyed fishing, and playing golf. He was a veteran of the US Army and was member of South Liberty Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Erma Elliott Rue, of Athens
Dana Evans of Athens
Deborah Johnson and husband, Curtis of Calhoun
Jeanne Kersenbrock of Athens
Joshua Evans and wife, Bionka
Justin Evans and wife, Kristianna
Jeremy Hardin and wife, Heather
Brantley Evans, Brooklyn Evans and Zayne McCoy
One brother, Carl Rue of Athens
One sister, Dianna Wheaton of Athens
Several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private viewing. There will be no visitation or funeral services.
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