Hometown: Catlettsburg, KY (High)
Position: C Playing Height: 6-1 Playing Weight: 180
Date of Birth: July 24, 1912
Date of Death: February 5, 1996
Legal Name: Joseph Frank Rupert
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Game by Game Statistics
Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Football and Track]
Post-UK Career Notes:
Served in the Military
Obituary - Joe Frank Rupert, Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune (February 7, 1996)
He was born July 24, 1912, in Van Lear, Ky. The chairman of the board of Rupert-Hager-Crowell Agency in Ashland, he retired in 1984. A graduate of the University of Kentucky, he was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Willena Gunnell; two sons, Tom of Ashland and George of Fort Myers; a sister, June R. Whitaker of Lynchburg, Va.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
There will be no services. Ewing Funeral Home is in charge.