The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Ruffer Johnson can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

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Ruffer Johnson
In Memory of
Ruffer Franklin "Rufus"
1956 - 2014
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The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.


African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

General Information

Full Name Ruffer Franklin "Rufus" Johnson
Date of Birth
Thursday, January 19th, 1956
Date of Death
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
Place of Death
Charolotte, NC


When Thursday, February 27th, 2014
New Bethel AME Zion
Forest City, NC

Service Information

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 2:30pm
New Bethel AME Zion
Forest City, NC
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