Ricardo Ruiz

Ricardo Arrendando Ruiz

March 10th, 1924 - October 7th, 2020
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Richard Arendondo Ruiz, 96 peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 7th in Snyder, surrounded by loved ones.
Rosary will be Sunday, October 11th, 6:30 pm a Miller Family Funeral Home Chapel.
Services for Mr. Ruiz will be held Tuesday, October 13th, 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 113 Ave K, Snyder, TX. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, TX.

Mr. Ruiz was a WWII Navy veteran. He served in the Navy from 1942 to 1945. During his service he was Frogman, Underwater Demolition, 3rd Class Petty Officer, and a Gunners-mate. He was a member is the American Legion, VFW, Knights of Columbus, American GI Form and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He like to travel and see different places, he enjoyed fiestas. 16th September, Cinco de Mayo, 4th of July were some of his favorites. His wife Alicia liked to sit on the bench at United Supermarket to pass the time and say hello to all their friends. He was well known in Snyder by friends and compadres. He was a very proud man and proud of his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by 5 sons:
Ruben and wife Delia Ruiz of Snyder
Richard Jr. and wife Mary Ruiz of Houston
Martin and wife, Aurora Ruiz of Midland
Bill and wife, Roselva Ruiz of Odessa
Jesse Ruiz of Ft. Worth
2 daughters:
Esperanza Marquez of Ft. Worth
Josie and husband Jose Hernandez of San Antonio
Other family members include:
Georgia Trevino of Midland, Guadalupe and wife Mary Salinas of Midland,Jesse and wife Gloria Salinas of Snyder, Johnny and wife Mercedes Salinas of Levelland, Paula Osorio of Hanes City, FL, Anita Salinas of Midland, and Salvador and wife Irene Salinas of Midland. 45 grandchildren, 98 great grandchildren, 60 great, great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Alicia (Salinas) Ruiz
2 Sisters, Pauline Ruiz, Julia Ruiz
2 Brothers Robert Ruiz, Oscar Ruiz

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Service Details

  • Rosary Service

    October 11th, 2020 | 6:30pm
    October 11th, 2020 6:30pm
    Miller Family Funeral Home Chapel
    200 E. 37th Street
    Snyder, Texas 79549
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  • Funeral Mass

    Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
    1311 Avenue K
    Snyder, Texas 79549
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    Father Raj Arokiasamy
  • Interment

    October 13th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    October 13th, 2020 2:00pm
    Texas Veterans Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Abilene, Texas
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Priscilla Villalobos

Posted at 01:54pm
Our condolences to the Ruiz & Salinas Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with our Dad, Aunts & Uncles and their families.

Thank you Granddaddy for all your service, for all the memories, for your hard work, passion, never giving up, courageous, and all the stories you told through the years. Love always, Priscilla & Fernando Villalobos

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