Born May 31, 1910, Rue was the son of the late Insco W. and Charlotte Forbes Rue. He attained the rank of major during during his military service. He was former owner and operator of the Rue Hardware Store on Main Street and a former salesman salesman for C. Worth in Lexington. Survivors include his wife, Frances True Brown Rue; two daughters, Linda Rue Allen of New York, N.Y., and Joan Rue of Lexington; two brothers, Leslie Rue of Harrodsburg and Clarence Rue of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Aileen Doehler of Littleton, Colo.; and two granddaughters. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Funeral Chapel by Don Chase. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be after noon Wednesday. The family will receive friends 4-6 4-6 4-6 p.m. Tuesday Tuesday at his residence, 850 Tremont Ave., Lexington. Memorials may go to Disabled Disabled American Veterans.