- Local Guide
Ruby B. McDermitt age 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:43 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
She was born March 8, 1932, to John and Emma Jones Keysor, both parents preceded her in death.
On January 8, 1948, she married Roland Junior McDermitt, who preceded her in death July 20, 2004.
Ruby was a dog breeder and was a judge for the United Kennel Club. She was the president of Ohio Toy Fox Terrier Association.
She is survived by two sons, R. Lee (Cherie) McDermitt, of Buckland, and Lon (Natalie) McDermitt, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, Diane McDermitt, of Wapakoneta, and Karen McDermitt, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Jane Roode, of New Knoxville.
She is preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
No public visiting hours or services are planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to any humane society.