Patel, Rukhiben (Cleveland)

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Rukhiben Patel, 79, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 at a local healthcare facility. 

She was born in India, and had lived the past 15 years in the Cleveland area.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kasvlal Patel; mother, Kankuben Patel; and three brothers. 

She is survived by her husband, Shivabhai Patel; four children: Rekha Patel of Maryland, Pusaban Patel of India, Rajnikant Patel of Cleveland, Vijay Patel of Knoxville; two brothers, one siste, and four grandchildren.

A Hindu service will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Patel family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.


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