Ruby D. Pinkston, 81, died February 18, 2012 at her home.
She was born June 30, 1930 in Artesian, South Dakota. The daughter of Walter and Dorthy Gus May; she was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Radium Rangers Senior Citizens Club.
On December 20, 1952 she married Milton D. Pinkston at Pensacola, Florida. He survives.
Other survivors include; a son Chris and wife Pennie, St. John, three daughters, Robyn Hall and husband Matt, Garfield, Julie Wilson and husband Tim, Prineville, Oregon and Kellie Begler and husband Robert, Ellis. A sister, Eleanor Shoemaker and husband Dick, Bennett, Colorado, four grandchildren, Randi Turner, Kiley Hamor, Tiffany Dick and Jason Pinkston, and eight great grandchildren, Micah Dick, Kaitlyn Dick, Jaidyn Pinkston, Grady Pinkston, Keirsten Pinkston, Leah Pinkston, Hayden Turner and Landyn Nichols.
Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned with Rev. Jerry Hodges presiding. Friends may sign the register from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Mortuary. The casket will remain closed. Burial will be in the Point View Cemetery, Radium with Military Graveside Rites provided by the United States Navy.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Southwind Hospice in care of the Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS 67550.