Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Rob Rue Funeral Director / Owner robrue@littletonandrue.com

ROB RUE, CFSP, Certified Life Celebrant, graduated from Springfield North High School, Class of 1988. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Heidelberg University, a Bachelor of Mortuary Science from The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, and an Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry from the Fellowship for International Revival and Evangelism School of Ministry. Although Rob has been working at the funeral home since the age of 13 washing the fleet of cars, he began his professional career as a Funeral Director with Littleton & Rue in 1995. 

Rob is a Springfield City Commissioner. He serves as liaison for the city to the following: Historic Landmarks Commission, Clark County Fairgrounds Board, Civil Service Commission, Clark County Children and Family First Council, National Trail Parks and Recreation District, Military and Veterans Groups, and Convention Facilities Authority.  He also represents the city as a voting board member on the Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Joint Economic Development District.

Rob is a Certified Life Celebrant and a Certified Funeral Serivce Practicioner. He is member of Rotary International, the Springfield Country Club and graduate and Past President of Leadership Clark County. 

Rob married his best friend Jenny (McNamara) Rue. They are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and fellowship with His Church. Rob and Jenny homeschool their five children: Zach, Lydia, Brock, Rachel and John Luke.

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Robert F. Kampman Funeral Director / Owner kampman@littletonandrue.com

ROBERT F. "Rob" KAMPMAN, was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, graduated from Catholic Central High School, attended Wright State University, and completed his degree at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been helping Springfield families in funeral service for over 30 years and joined Littleton & Rue in 1997.

Rob is active in a variety of civic organizations, including Past-President of the Springfield Rotary Club, Springfield, past board member of Catholic Central School, Knights of Columbus Council #624, the Springfield Country Club, The Springfield Y and is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.

He and his wife Missy (Lawson) have two daughters, Lauren and Emily, and two sons, Casey and Joseph.

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John P. Detling Funeral Director / Manager john@littletonandrue.com

JOHN P. DETLING, Certified Life Celebrant, is a graduate from Northwestern High School, Class of 1996. He began working at Littleton & Rue in March of 1997 as an assistant and has worked in every part of the funeral home operation. He later graduated from Clark State Community College and then graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2003 with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science. John has served families in Clark County as a funeral director for Littleton & Rue since 2004. In 2017 John was ranked in the top ten nationally by Graystone Associates for his excellent care and service to families.

John is a lifelong Springfield resident and the grandson of the late Judge Glenn E. Detling. He enjoys coaching basketball and training local athletes in his free time. He is married to Autumn Detling and together they have twin boys, Dominick and Dawson and two daughters, Kayla and Hannah. John serves the bereaved with great attention to detail. We are proud and grateful to have him a part of our team.

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Marty Isaacs Funeral Director/Preneed Manager marty@littletonandrue.com

Marty Isaacs is a 1979 graduate of Portsmouth High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from Southeastern University as a Bible Major & Christian Education minor. He began his career at Littleton & Rue in 2001 as the Manager of the PreNeed program, as well as managing over 20 other Firms throughout Ohio. In 2003, Marty came on board fulltime and is the only Licensed Funeral director in Clark county who works full time in Pre-planning exclusively. Marty brings over 20 years experience and is recognized as one of the industry leaders nationally in Advanced Funeral planning. He has handled over 3,000 Medicaid cases in his service, has spoken at nearly 100 churches, senior groups, as well as Lunch and Learn Seminars, and is available through our speakers bureau to speak to your group as a free community service!

Prior to working in funeral service, Marty and his wife Dawn served in various roles in fulltime Ministry over 15 years. Marty also coached Varsity Soccer at Xenia Christian High School 8 years. They are blessed with 4 beautiful children: Daniel - working with a Masters degree in Athletic Training, Mariah - a Licensed Physician’s Assistant, Blake - a Senior Mechanical Engineering student in Wright State’s Honors program, and Natalie – a freshman Nursing student at Clark State.

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Stacy (Norman) Newell Funeral Director stacy@littletonandrue.com

STACY ( Norman) NEWELL , Funeral Director, graduated from Greenon High School, Class of 1990.  She attended and graduated from Clark State Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Management.  She worked in management for several years and after the passing of her grandparents felt called into funeral service.  She graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1998 with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science.  While attending mortuary school she worked weekends at Littleton & Rue, returning as a funeral director/embalmer after serving her apprenticeship.  In December of 2001 she married Brian Newell and focused the last thirteen years as a wife and mother to their children, Abby and Adam.  She  served and worked in many roles within the community.  Stacy and Brian are members of First Church of Christ in Xenia and keep busy with all their children's activities. 

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Thomas D. Rue Retired

TOM RUE is a native of Fairborn, Ohio attending Fairborn Public Schools, Urbana University, University of Cincinnati and is a 1965 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been an Ohio-Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1966. He has been employed in funeral homes in five different cities throughout central Ohio and since 1966 has been with the Littleton Funeral Home in Springfield. In 1973 he acquired part ownership in the company and in 1989, became sole owner and later changed the name to the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home. He is married to the love of his life, Lorann Rue for over 50 years. In 2015, Tom transitioned ownership of the funeral home to his son Rob Rue and longtime Springfield Funeral Director Robert F. Kampman. He and Lorann enjoy wintering in Florida and spending time with their family and seven grandchildren.

In 2016 Tom was awarded with the Richard L. Kuss Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Springfield Chamber.

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Amy E. Cultice Office Administrator amy@littletonandrue.com

AMY E. CULTICE, Office Administrator, was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio and is a graduate from Northwestern High School, Class of 1995. She has been working at Littleton & Rue Funeral Home since August of 2014.

She is married to Scott Cultice and together they have three boys, Samuel, Spencer and Sawyer. Amy and her family attend First Christian Church.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, photography and watching her sons play soccer and baseball.

 

Rob Rue

Funeral Director / Owner
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ROB RUE, CFSP, Certified Life Celebrant, graduated from Springfield North High School, Class of 1988. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Heidelberg University, a Bachelor of Mortuary Science from The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, and an Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry from the Fellowship for International Revival and Evangelism School of Ministry. Although Rob has been working at the funeral home since the age of 13 washing the fleet of cars, he began his professional career as a Funeral Director with Littleton & Rue in 1995. 

Rob is a Springfield City Commissioner. He serves as liaison for the city to the following: Historic Landmarks Commission, Clark County Fairgrounds Board, Civil Service Commission, Clark County Children and Family First Council, National Trail Parks and Recreation District, Military and Veterans Groups, and Convention Facilities Authority.  He also represents the city as a voting board member on the Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Joint Economic Development District.

Rob is a Certified Life Celebrant and a Certified Funeral Serivce Practicioner. He is member of Rotary International, the Springfield Country Club and graduate and Past President of Leadership Clark County. 

Rob married his best friend Jenny (McNamara) Rue. They are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and fellowship with His Church. Rob and Jenny homeschool their five children: Zach, Lydia, Brock, Rachel and John Luke.

Robert F. Kampman

Funeral Director / Owner
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ROBERT F. "Rob" KAMPMAN, was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, graduated from Catholic Central High School, attended Wright State University, and completed his degree at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been helping Springfield families in funeral service for over 30 years and joined Littleton & Rue in 1997.

Rob is active in a variety of civic organizations, including Past-President of the Springfield Rotary Club, Springfield, past board member of Catholic Central School, Knights of Columbus Council #624, the Springfield Country Club, The Springfield Y and is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.

He and his wife Missy (Lawson) have two daughters, Lauren and Emily, and two sons, Casey and Joseph.

John P. Detling

Funeral Director / Manager
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JOHN P. DETLING, Certified Life Celebrant, is a graduate from Northwestern High School, Class of 1996. He began working at Littleton & Rue in March of 1997 as an assistant and has worked in every part of the funeral home operation. He later graduated from Clark State Community College and then graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2003 with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science. John has served families in Clark County as a funeral director for Littleton & Rue since 2004. In 2017 John was ranked in the top ten nationally by Graystone Associates for his excellent care and service to families.

John is a lifelong Springfield resident and the grandson of the late Judge Glenn E. Detling. He enjoys coaching basketball and training local athletes in his free time. He is married to Autumn Detling and together they have twin boys, Dominick and Dawson and two daughters, Kayla and Hannah. John serves the bereaved with great attention to detail. We are proud and grateful to have him a part of our team.

Marty Isaacs

Funeral Director/Preneed Manager
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Marty Isaacs is a 1979 graduate of Portsmouth High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from Southeastern University as a Bible Major & Christian Education minor. He began his career at Littleton & Rue in 2001 as the Manager of the PreNeed program, as well as managing over 20 other Firms throughout Ohio. In 2003, Marty came on board fulltime and is the only Licensed Funeral director in Clark county who works full time in Pre-planning exclusively. Marty brings over 20 years experience and is recognized as one of the industry leaders nationally in Advanced Funeral planning. He has handled over 3,000 Medicaid cases in his service, has spoken at nearly 100 churches, senior groups, as well as Lunch and Learn Seminars, and is available through our speakers bureau to speak to your group as a free community service!

Prior to working in funeral service, Marty and his wife Dawn served in various roles in fulltime Ministry over 15 years. Marty also coached Varsity Soccer at Xenia Christian High School 8 years. They are blessed with 4 beautiful children: Daniel - working with a Masters degree in Athletic Training, Mariah - a Licensed Physician’s Assistant, Blake - a Senior Mechanical Engineering student in Wright State’s Honors program, and Natalie – a freshman Nursing student at Clark State.

Stacy (Norman) Newell

Funeral Director
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STACY ( Norman) NEWELL , Funeral Director, graduated from Greenon High School, Class of 1990.  She attended and graduated from Clark State Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Management.  She worked in management for several years and after the passing of her grandparents felt called into funeral service.  She graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1998 with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science.  While attending mortuary school she worked weekends at Littleton & Rue, returning as a funeral director/embalmer after serving her apprenticeship.  In December of 2001 she married Brian Newell and focused the last thirteen years as a wife and mother to their children, Abby and Adam.  She  served and worked in many roles within the community.  Stacy and Brian are members of First Church of Christ in Xenia and keep busy with all their children's activities. 

Thomas D. Rue

Retired
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TOM RUE is a native of Fairborn, Ohio attending Fairborn Public Schools, Urbana University, University of Cincinnati and is a 1965 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been an Ohio-Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1966. He has been employed in funeral homes in five different cities throughout central Ohio and since 1966 has been with the Littleton Funeral Home in Springfield. In 1973 he acquired part ownership in the company and in 1989, became sole owner and later changed the name to the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home. He is married to the love of his life, Lorann Rue for over 50 years. In 2015, Tom transitioned ownership of the funeral home to his son Rob Rue and longtime Springfield Funeral Director Robert F. Kampman. He and Lorann enjoy wintering in Florida and spending time with their family and seven grandchildren.

In 2016 Tom was awarded with the Richard L. Kuss Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Springfield Chamber.

Amy E. Cultice

Office Administrator
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AMY E. CULTICE, Office Administrator, was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio and is a graduate from Northwestern High School, Class of 1995. She has been working at Littleton & Rue Funeral Home since August of 2014.

She is married to Scott Cultice and together they have three boys, Samuel, Spencer and Sawyer. Amy and her family attend First Christian Church.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, photography and watching her sons play soccer and baseball.