Paul Stephen Ruppert

August 31, 1948 - December 31, 2021

Paul Stephen Ruppert, 73, a resident of Cape Coral, FL, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born August 31, 1948 in Fort Myers to William Ruppert and Agnes Honc Ruppert. Paul was raised in Babylon NY, and then moved back to Fort Myers when he was 18 years old.

Paul was raised catholic, graduated from North Babylon High School and served in the United States Army National Guard.

Paul then followed his heart into Nursery Landscaping, Was a regular on the Drag Strip in his Corvette, General Superintendent in construction and CDL operator of Long Haul Rigs & dump trucks.

Upon retirement Paul dedicated himself to family and friends, staying in touch and living in the moment.

He is survived by two children, Michael Ruppert (Amy) of Wichita, KS, and Amanda Ruppert Boots of Cape Coral; brothers, Pete Ruppert (Bobbie) of Sayville, NY, Damian Ruppert (Debbie) of Northern VA, and Dennis Ruppert (Adele) of Fort Salonga,  NY; Grandchildren, Gavin White and Cole Ruppert; as well as several loving nieces and nephews.

Paul was preceded in death by an older brother, Bill Ruppert; Father, William A Ruppert; Mother, Agnes Honc Ruppert

Paul will be greatly missed and always cherished.

Please come help us Celebrate Paul’s “one of a kind” life!

A Memorial Service, Receiving of Friends, and Celebration of life will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Victory Lane Café, 4120 Hancock Bridge Pkwy., North Fort Myers, FL 33903. Food catered by Epicurean Events.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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  1. Lela Derish Jan 11, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    This news was a sudden shock to me. Paul always made sure I was loved! He kept in touch with me often and made me laugh many days! His heart was huge and kind!
    Paul is already missed by so many including me. I am so sorry to miss this celebration of life because all of his best friends circled him at Victory Lane.
    RIP Paul! I will always remember our talks and all the love you shared with me.

  2. Sheila Hurst Jan 11, 2022 at 1:56 pm

    Amanda & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss! Your Pops must have been an amazing father. Too bad we never had the chance to meet him. Much love to you! Hold those memories close to your heart.
    God bless,
    Sheila & Chris

  3. Scott Hale Jan 11, 2022 at 2:32 pm

    One of my dearest friends. Hard to do this while tears in my eyes. You truly will be missed Pauly.

  4. Roger Campbell Jan 11, 2022 at 2:41 pm

    Dearest Amanda

    I’m so sorry for your loss I know you were your dads pride and joy and forever he will be in your heart !
    Healing prayers and hugs.

  5. Mary Powers Jan 11, 2022 at 3:15 pm

    It is so fitting we will celebrate his life at Victory Lane ❤️❤️❤️

  6. Aggie Himschoot Veld Jan 11, 2022 at 5:10 pm

    So sorry to see you go. Loved you in life, love you still. Thank you for making me feel that I was special.

  7. Debi and Scott and Nick Hale Jan 11, 2022 at 6:44 pm

    You were one of the kindest caring friends we had, you will be missed by all, and your fly catching buddy😢 R.I.P. Pauly

  8. Raymond Rowley Jan 13, 2022 at 12:11 pm

    While I really didn’t know Paul, I do know other members of his family very well and know that he will be greatly missed. May God hold him in the palms of his hands. Rest in Peace!

  9. Toni Foote Jan 14, 2022 at 3:04 pm

    Amanda & family,
    Rick & I are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers as you celebrate a life well lived. Lots of hug’s.
    Rick & Toni

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