SULLIVAN CITY – Reynaldo Ruiz, 74, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at his home in Sullivan City.
Mr. Ruiz was born in Peñitas on March 23, 1944, to Narciso and Santos Ruiz. He worked 38 years for the La Joya I.S.D. He served as a justice of the peace from 1971 to 1981 and was a Sullivan City commissioner for several years, also serving as Mayor ProTem. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Yucselina Ruiz, and siblings, Maria De La Rosa, Elisa Cantu, Esmeralda Torres and Ramon Ruiz.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Minerva Ruiz; parents; and siblings, Eulalia Zamora, Emilia Cardenas, Hermila Ramirez, Elidia Ruiz, Narciso Ruiz Jr. and Marcos Ruiz.
A funeral mass was held on May 5 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Pueblo de Palmas. Cremation followed.