Ruth R. Post passed away at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. on Nov. 25, 2012 after a long illness.
Mrs. Post graduated from Green- wood High School and attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pa. She retired as the graphic artist for Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown Campus. She was past president of the Milton Historical Society and an ongoing member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Milton Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic places.
Mrs. Post enjoyed researching family geneology, sketching the historic homes of Milton, playing scrabble with her friends at Paynter's Mill, decorating her home for the holidays, and collecting American antiques.
Mrs. Post is survived by her sons, William H. Post and his wife Deborah, and Donald A. Post and his wife Patricia; grandchildren, Christopher G. Post, Nicholas W.R. Post, Summer L. Post, Carrie L. Taylor, and Travis W. Taylor; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy E. Post; son, Guy E. Post, Jr.; and parents, Harvey W. and Reba T. Rhodes.
A simple church service will be held for family and friends at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2012 in Todd's Chapel (approx. 8 miles west of Greenwood on Rt. 16).
Immediately following, you are invited to visit with family and friends at the home of Ruth Post, 16232 John Rowland Trail, Paynter's Mill, Milton, DE.
In memory of Ruth, contributions may be made to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
Arrangements are by the Melvin Funeral Home, visit our website at www.melvinfuneralhome.com for further information, leave a letter of condolence, or to send flowers.