In Loving Memory

Rudolph “Rudy” Novak, d. October 9, 2012



August 22, 1933 – October 9, 2012 In Loving Memory.
Silverhill, Alabama

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Novak, 79, a native of and lifelong resident of Silverhill, passed away in a local healthcare facility on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 with his family by his side.

Rudy was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a man who loved gardening, enjoying fishing every now and then, and loved being with his best friend, his dog, ‘Boots’. He will be remembered the most for loving his grandchildren and his family. He is predeceased by his wife of 20 years, Carolyn Patterson Novak and sisters, Johnnie Mae Patrick, Vi Touchstone and Vera Silva.

Surviving are his stepdaughter, Catherine (Geary) Puckett, Daphne and his stepsons, Ricky Patterson, Silverhill and Jerry Patterson, Milton FL; three sisters, Elsie Guarisco, Fairhope, Marie Wesley, Silverhill and Gladys Sutton, Foley; one brother, John Novak, Palm Beach, FL; 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

A celebration of Rudy’s life will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fairhope. Officiating will be Rev. William Parsons.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation at 6801 Airport Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608. Notes of condolence can be left for the family at

Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL


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