Rudolph Scriven, known to all as Rudy, was born the second of four children to the late Mr. Hurley Johnson and Bernice Scriven December 25, 1950 in Hampton, County South Carolina.
Rudy was educated in the Allendale County school system. In his early 20’s he relocated to Florida and later New York .He would ultimately return back to his hometown Brunson ,South Carolina. Rudy enjoyed working with his hands and held a variety of jobs. He was employed with Gatlin’s Red and White, Jimmy McMillan Farms and as a cook. Rudy had a passion for fishing, and cooking which gave him a great sense of pride to cook for others. Rudy knew his way around a kitchen and could cook just about anything on a grill.
Rudy was short in statue, but big in personality. He loved to help others and would maintain life long friendships. He always spoke his mind, had a no nonsense approach and was truly a force to be reckoned with.Rudy’s health began to decline around 2012, he never complained., because he was too stubborn to do that. Even with health issues, he never lost his sense of self. As walking became limited for him, Rudy still managed to get around to visit loved ones and to simply enjoy life. He loved his family and doted on his grandchildren.
Rudy is preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Scriven Deloach. On April 8th 2019 the Lord called him home to take his final rest. Rudy will be missed by his family, friends and his community.
Rudy leaves to cherish his memories: Three daughters, Shanda Kennedy, Chantilly Armstrong (Florida), Ebony Miley (New York); brothers, Perry Lee Scriven, and Charles Scriven (Lillian)(Florida); Uncle, Osteen Smith (Martha); ten grandchildren: Shante Kennedy, Felicia Sanders, Yolanda Sanders, Lirhanda Sanders, Tyriese Robinson, Patrece Price,Dwanaunne Williams, Ja’Keiria Simms, Jalen Hill and Christian Hill, eleven great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.