May 2, 1967 - May 14, 2019
SSG (Ret) Rudy Duane Toman, son of Dale Toman and Ruth Virginia (Marvin) Braddish, was born May 2, 1967 in Novato, California. Rudy entered the United States Army in 1990 and served his country faithfully until his retirement in 2013 after 23 years of service. For his faithful service, Rudy earned several awards and commendations; some of which include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Army Achievement Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Parachutist Badge, and USA Recruiter Badge. He had attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. During his time in the military, he served for several years as a recruiter. He enjoyed visiting with the young men and women that came to him for advice on entering the Army. In his spare time, Rudy enjoyed being outdoors, especially while fishing. He also enjoyed cooking and looked for every opportunity to fix a meal for family and friends. Most importantly, he loved his family and enjoyed getting to spend time with them whenever he could. Rudy passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in his home in Faribault, Minnesota having attained the age of 52 years. He will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by all those that knew and loved him. Rudy leaves to cherish his memory, his mother and stepfather: Virginia and Charles Braddish of St. Robert, MO; one brother: Travis Toman of Waynesville, MO; one sister: Faith Atkins of the state of Georgia; other relatives and friends. Graveside services with military honors were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery of Waynesville with Chaplain (CPT) Matthew Woodside officiating. Military honors were provided by the United States Army of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rudy Toman to the DAV Chapter 49 and may be left at the funeral home.
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