Author: Terry

Salt-Rising Bread Recipe

Legend has it that this recipe for salt-rising bread has been in the Ruckman family since the late 1700s.  Perhaps that is a rural legend, but nonetheless the Ruckman Reunion was honored every year with a batch of this.  Anyone...

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Carlton Henry Robbins, II Obituary

Carlton Henry Robbins, II died December 4, 2020 in Coos Bay, Oregon. He was the third of seven children of the late Carlton Henry Robbins, I and Verna Kathleen Gum Robbins, both deceased, formerly of Smoot, West Virginia....

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Max Leroy Gum Obituary

Max Leroy Gum, age 88, of Mill Point, WV, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020, in Roanoke, Virginia. Max was born November 24, 1932, at the David Little Ruckman Homestead near Mill Point, the youngest son of Charles Emery Gum...

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