Rucker, John L., 89, born June 20, 1923 passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. He was a World War II Army veteran. First employed with Davis Westholt 1945-48, Swallow Aircraft 1948-56 and retired General Foreman at Beech Aircraft after 30 years. Mr. Rucker was a Scout Master Cub and Boy Scout Troop 791 from 1958 thru 1963. Preceded in death by parents Ben and Lena Rucker, sisters Flora Carter, Henrette Smallwood, brothers Bill Rucker, Frank Rucker, granddaughter Amy McDonald and grandson Johnny Rucker. Survived by wife Dorothy C. Rucker, sons Jimmy (Dorothy) Rucker of Peabody, KS, Jerry (Mary) Rucker of Wichita, daughter Debra (Mark) Beyer of Ava, MO, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter, brother Edward (Mary Ann) Rucker, sister Florence (J.B.) Mayginnes. Funeral service is 1:00 pm Monday, Nov. 19 with visitation 1 hour prior to service at Resthaven Mortuary.