Michael David Ruddell, 55, of Diaz, departed this life Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.

He was born Sept. 1, 1956 to Cursey Olen and Emma (Pry) Ruddell. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Bob Ruddell. Mr. Ruddell is survived by one son, Shawn Ruddell of Diaz; one daughter, Candice Ruddell of Batesville; two brothers, Atlas Ruddell of Searcy, and Olen Ruddell of Newport; two grandchildren; and two uncles. A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements provided by Dillinger Funeral Home (www.dillingerfuneralhome.com).