James A. Rupkey

James Alan Rupkey April 30‚ 1942 – April 23‚ 2001

Spouse: Carol Ann Goth
Children: Suzanne Marie Rupkey‚ Christine Michelle Rupkey‚ Cheryl Ann Rupkey

Education: Bachelor of Science‚ May 1964‚ Xavier University‚ Cincinnati‚ Ohio

Employment History: General Motors – June 1964
EDS‚ transition date from GM to EDS – January 1985
Retired – May 1999

Troy Fire Firefighter History:Charter Member of Station 5 – April 1972
Inactive Status – October 1982 (due to relocation)
Reactivated – June 1986

Held many positions including: President‚ Vice President‚ Secretary‚ and Treasurer. Also served as a Captain and a Lieutenant. Named City of Troy Fire Fighter of the Year in 1999.

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Member of St. Thomas More Church. Hobbies and interests included golf‚ household repair‚ watching sports and playing them in his younger years‚ traveling‚ and movies.