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Gary D. Rudloff

August 27, 1950 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 71)

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Gary D. Rudloff, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022, surrounded by family.

Gary was born in Brownwood, Texas, to Betty and Bill Rudloff on August 27, 1950, and moved to Odessa shortly after. He married "Melissa" Ethel Eckloff on August 25, 1977, in New Mexico. For over 40 years, Gary worked in the oilfield tubular business for various companies.  

Gary is preceded in death by his father, Bill Rudloff; son, Gary Rudloff Jr., and mother, Betty Smith.

Gary is survived by his wife, Melissa Rudloff; son, Kenneth Little; daughter, Shahala Menzl and wife, Angela; son, Brian Rudloff; brother, Ronald Rudloff and wife, Mary; brother, Michael Rudloff; 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, along with special friend, Rudy "Uber" Carrasco.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Little, Ronald Rudloff, Michael Rudloff and Rudy "Uber" Carrasco.  

Visitation will be on Monday, May 30, 2022, from 6 PM to 8 PM at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.



Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.


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May 30, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Funeral Service
May 31, 2022

11:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

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Interment following funeral service
May 31, 2022

Sunset Memorial Gardens
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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