James Alan Rupkey April 30‚ 1942 – April 23‚ 2001
Spouse: Carol Ann Goth
Children: Suzanne Marie Rupkey‚ Christine Michelle Rupkey‚ Cheryl Ann Rupkey
Education: Bachelor of Science‚ May 1964‚ Xavier University‚ Cincinnati‚ Ohio
Employment History: General Motors – June 1964
EDS‚ transition date from GM to EDS – January 1985
Retired – May 1999
Troy Fire Firefighter History:Charter Member of Station 5 – April 1972
Inactive Status – October 1982 (due to relocation)
Reactivated – June 1986
Held many positions including: President‚ Vice President‚ Secretary‚ and Treasurer. Also served as a Captain and a Lieutenant. Named City of Troy Fire Fighter of the Year in 1999.
Member of St. Thomas More Church. Hobbies and interests included golf‚ household repair‚ watching sports and playing them in his younger years‚ traveling‚ and movies.