JACKSON, Miss. (8/3/10)--Rudolph "Rudy" Dill, former president of the Mississippi Credit Union League (now Mississippi Credit Union Association) died Saturday in Ocean Spring, Miss. He was 97. Dill served in the U.S. military from 1939 to 1961 in both the Army and Air Force, and earned two Purple Hearts. He entered the credit union industry after retiring from the military in 1961, first working at Keesler FCU, Biloxi, Miss., and later managing Mutual CU in Vicksburg, Miss. He was elected to the Mississippi league board in 1970 and was appointed league president in 1983. Dill spent 21 years on the league's legislative committee and helped organize 24 credit unions. In 1985, he was named was named CUNADATA Corp. League Executive of the Year. He retired as league president in 1989.