Oliver Unruh, 88, died July 31 at Salem Home, Hillsboro.
He was born July 12, 1924, to Henry A. Unruh and Eva (Schmidt) Unruh, rural Durham.
He married Frances Frick on Oct. 29, 1944, in Durham and was an employee of the Santa Fe Rail Road.
He is survived by his wife, Frances of Hillsboro; a daughter, Beverly Elliott of Hillsboro; a brother, Leslie Unruh of Upland, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Sidney Unruh.
A funeral was Saturday at Durham Baptist Church. Pastor Curtis Wiens officiated the private family burial.
Memorial funds have been established with Salem Home and Durham Baptist Church.
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