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Jared R. Rude, 27, of Columbus, passed from this life at 11:15 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Jared was a 2004 graduate of Seymour High School, earned an Associate Degree from Vincennes University in 2006, earned a Bachelor's Degree from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2008 and in 2011 earned a Master's Degree from the University of Phoenix.
Jared was a financial analyst at Rose Acre Farms and a member of The Ridge in Columbus. A diehard IU fan, Jared had a true passion for golf and he played on the Vincennes University Golf Team. He was the first Vincennes golf player to compete in a national championship event.
Jared was a loving father and husband and a true inspiration to all who knew him.
Family and friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Garland Brook Cemetery with Dan LeClerc officiating.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at The Ridge, 2800 N. County Road 350E, Columbus, IN 47203, with Dan LeClerc officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nolan Mugg Trust Fund through any Old National Bank, or to the donor's choice of charities.
Online condolences may be sent to the Rude family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.
Born in Paris, IL, May 1, 1986, Jared was the son of Richard L. and Donna M. Myers Rude. He married Leslie A. Foutz September 20, 2012.
Survivors include his wife, Leslie; his parents, Rick and Donna Rude of Seymour; his stepson, Nolan; a brother, Ryan J. Rude of Seymour; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his mother-in-law, Lonnie Sponsler of Seymour.
Jared was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob and Dorothy Rude and Donald and Betty Myers.