Brian David Rucci, 57, passed away Friday after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
Born February 7, 1958, in Elizabeth, NJ, he grew up in Bethel Park and Avella, PA. He worked in Franchise Sales most of his career. He was an active member of Christ Community United Methodist Church, where he lead bible studies and served on various boards. He loved the Steelers and fishing with his family. He was never at a loss for a good story and intellectual banter.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Rucci of Garner, parents, Joseph and Darlene Rucci of Cleveland, SC, children, Brian Rucci of Sumter, SC, Joseph (Jamie) Rucci of Powhattan, VA, M. Nicole Rucci (David Foote) of Pittsburgh, Steven Rucci of Sumter, SC, Meg Rucci and Katherine Rucci both of Garner, grandson, Nicholas Rucci of Powhattan, VA, brothers, Michael of Taylors, SC, Scott (Julia) of Raleigh, Christopher (Erica Dugan) of Taylors, SC, Robert (MaryBeth) of Cleveland, SC, many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held at 11 am., Monday April 6, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, Clayton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.