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Ruth (Moats) Musselman

June 18, 1921 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 98)



Ruth Naomi (Moats) George Musselman, 98, of Circleville passed away on March 19, 2020. She was born on June 18, 1921 in Circleville to Joseph and Frances (Rothe) Moats.  She was a 1939 Circleville HS graduate, pianist for the church, student of Gods Bible School children’s missionary education in music, graduate of Tucson Medical Institute, worked on mission fields with children in Olka, AZ Indian Reservation, taught pre-school  at the YMCA, taught many young children music in her home.  She owned and operated Ruth’s Tiny Tot Day School, was a co ordinater and member of the Kitchen Band.  She was preceded in death by her 1st husband Robert Vernon George whom she was married to for 32 years, 2nd husband John Musselman whom she was married to for 32 years, grandson G.R. George, daughter-in-law Judy George, brother Jack Moats and God Child Teresa Allen.  Ruth is survived by her son Gary George, daughter Cheree (Mel) Richards, very special friend Mary Jane Olney, grandchildren Lisa (Rob) Slayton, Madison Ruth Richards, Brook Richards, great grandchildren Britnee and Kirsten Slayton and Nathan and Katelyn George, nephew Jack (Linda) Moats, great nephew Jack Moats III, great niece Brandi (Chad) Walker, great, great niece and nephew Bayleigh and Bryson Walker, special friends Carol Adkins, Betty Myers, Catherine Meinon, God Children Angela Allen Rush and Brad Rush and by many, many, many other friends, special and dear students and parents and by her loyal and faithful companion Lucky Dog.  Private family  services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 with graveside to follow at Forest Cemetery.  My life was worth living serving my wonderful Lord and loving and caring for my family.  May God Bless You.  God loves you and so do I.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Emmanuel United Methodist Church or Brooks Yates Center.  Online condolences can be made to 




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