Passed away peacefully with family by his side on March 19, 2013 at 78 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Hazel (nee Davison-2005). Loving father of Rory & Marriane, Cary & Carrie, Shari & John Greenleaf, Randy & Cheryl, Darryl & Cathy, Shawn & Denise. Proud grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Peggy Davison and the late William Brush. The family wishes to extend our warmest thanks to Hospice Nurse Janet and caring staff of the 4th floor at WRH – Met Campus. Rudolph is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. On Saturday, friends are invited to meet the family for a service to celebrate Rudolph’s Life at the Essex Baptist Church (71 Maidstone Ave, Essex) at 1 p.m. Pastor John Kenyon officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Donations may be made to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County. You may send your condolences online at

Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. – Essex Centre’s only locally owned funeral home CLICK HERE


For more information about this obituary visit

Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario