Travis Esten Ruckman

June 29, 1975 - November 23, 2018

Travis Esten Ruckman of Winchester, age 43, died suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of an auto accident in Berkeley County on Friday, November 23, 2018.

He is predeceased by his father; Garey Wayne Ruckman, a grandmother; Ethel V. Ruckman, a grandfather; Lorain Ruckman, and grandparents; Harley C. Fultz and Ruth P. Fultz.

Travis is survived by his mother, Mary Ann Tumblin of Winchester, VA., (2) sons; Justice Wayne Ruckman-Hyde and Gage Esten Lawrence Ruckman-Hyde of Emmett, Idaho, (2) sisters; Eulanda “Dee” Ross of Gerrardstown, WV and Kimberly I. Hoover of Romney, WV., (1) brother; Timmy L. Miller of Delray, WV.   Travis is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Travis was born and raised in Winchester, VA and attended Frederick County Schools.  His career(s) always involved building and construction, and many friends and family members were beneficiaries of his abilities and talents because Travis was always willing to help.  Travis loved animals and dearly loved his boys.  His outgoing, friendly personality made making friends very easy.  He truly enjoyed going out of his way for others and often put others needs ahead of his own.  Travis loved to fish, hang out with friends (particularly at the river) and working on cars.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 12 Noon till 2:00 PM at Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney.  Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Jeff Dillon officiating.  Interment will be at Wesley Chapel, Levels.

Please direct inquiries to Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney, 304.822.3511

Carter Wagoner November 30, 2018

16 condolences for “Travis Esten Ruckman”

  1. Very sad to hear this, I met Travis 2 years ago and he was a great guy what a sweetheart he would come set beside me and hug me and always called me mam he was very respectful I would share my food with him and we would talk and laugh.To his family and children my heart goes out to you there are no words for the heartache that you are feeling.Blessings and Peace to all of you during this time.

  2. I will truly miss your laughter. You always knew how to cheer me up when I was down and out. We were there for each other and you were a best friend and I loved our time we shared together, even though it was short. I enjoyed laying there together laughing and listening to music and just talking for hours. You will definitely be missed

  3. My little brother l feel like my soul was ripped from my chest when I found out. mom and I will greatly miss and love you. I know we will be together again one till know your always in our hearts. Luv your sis Dee

  4. Thank you for all the memories we shared together….you were the love of my life❤❤me and Evan will miss you terriblytil we meet again rest easy baby….we love you always and forever….

  5. Mary Ann and Dee-Dee will always remember you when you lived over next to dads land and my parents loved it when Travis would put his milk crate in the road to stop them just to talk my prayers are with you

  6. Mary our prayers are with you along with everyone else affected by the loss of Travis. I’m just a call away if you would need anything at all. We love you!

  7. I really miss you cuzzo you will be loved and missed dearly and forever in our prayers rest in peace buddy we’ll meet again one day I love you man

  8. Mary Ann, we are sad to hear of your loss and we pray God’s strength and peace to be upon you during this time of loss.

  9. Mary we are praying for you & your family that the Lord will wrap His loving arms around you & give you extra strength & help during this very difficult time.

  10. Rip Travis haven’t seen u in while but know u for long time! I pray for ur family in this hard time may God comfort them!!

  11. Travis you will be missed by so many, you weren’t only our friend you were like family to all of us! RIP Travis until we all meet again

  12. Trav. I wish we could have known eachother as cousins through these adult years. Rest in peace, my cousin. xo

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