Ron Rule

[24 OCT 1931 - G1 - 20283 - 14 MAR 2015]

Ron Rule Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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G-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Geran (CO) - Steakley - Devereaux - Wilson - Hufnagel - McNamee - Schick - Giddings - 2nd Row: Wiegand - Blitch - Nourse - 3rd Row: Cohan - Thompson - Reed Stone - 4th Row: Stanley - Bouchard - Rule - 5th Row: Dunaway - Buie - Bill Anderson - Massey



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Ellen and John Schick - Anne and Huck Nourse - Ruthie
and Ron Rule [NYC German-American - 1954]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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Ronald Eldredge Rule

Ronald Eldredge Rule was born in Paris, Indiana on 24 October 1931 and appointed to West Point from the 23rd Congressional District of Illinois. He entered on 3 July 1951, was in Company G 1 and graduated on 7 June 1955. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force.



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Local Classmate Assistant (LCA) Information

Class Remembrance: Charity

Preferred Charity:

Saint Stephens Episcopal Church,
220 S. Wayne St.,
Milledgeville, GA. 31061

Suggested LCA: Not Needed



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TAPS Check List

(JAN 2014)

Birthplace and date - Terre Haute, Indiana Oct 24, 1931

Parents - Forrest Vonola Rule and Ruth Alma Eldredge

Siblings - one brother Thomas

High school graduated from - Paris H.S.

High school sports and activities - I had to work all the time . There was no time for extra activities but did play football my senior year.

Civilian College and/or Military Academy Prep School - USMA Prep Sch at Stewart

Civilian College sports - N/A

Prior military service, branch and rank - Air Force, Sept 49-June 51 PFC

Type of appointment to USMA - Principal

USMA Roommates - Beast was Al Edwards and I think Reed Stone but not sure about Reed. Plebe 1st Semester John Schick and Bob Nourse, 2nd semester was John Schreve and Jim Waldeck. Yearling and Cow years John Schick and Bob Nourse. Firsty was Bob Nourse and Bill Anderson.

Close friends at USMA - John Schick and Bob Nourse

Wife info, including how you met and place of marriage - Ruth Aline Grable, dated her my senior year in HS. Married at West Point June 7, 1955

Children info - Martin Albert and Timothy Allen

Suggested and/or preferred author for TAPS article - Wife or children. All that is needed is DOD methinks.

Others who can fill in gaps about you - Martin.

Classmates with whom you served - A few in pilot trng and Al Edwards, Al Oppel and Stan Harvill at USAFA in Dept of Mech.

Major military assignments (include DD-214 and DA-66 data) - All info is in Register

20. Second career info - All info is in Register



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Col. Ronald Eldredge Rule

Col. Ronald Eldredge Rule (Ret.), 83, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015. Services will be private.

Col. Rule was a native of Terre Haute, Ind. and had made his home in Eatonton. He was a retired colonel with the United States Air Force. He was a graduate of Princeton University and the United State Military Academy at West Point.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Ruth Eldredge, and a brother, Tom Rule. He was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth G. Rule of Eatonton; two sons, Tim Rule of Eatonton and Martin Rule of Callaway, Fla.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.


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