Manuel M. Ruiz, Jr., 66, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 in San Angelo, Texas.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Manuel M. Ruiz, Jr., was born on June 13, 1954 in Del Rio, Texas. Mr. Ruiz has been a lifelong resident of San Angelo. He graduated from Central High School in 1973. Manuel was a member of Emmanuel Christian Center, as the Superintendent of Sunday School Ministries and played the trumpet for many years. On November 20, 1976, he married Elida Moreno in San Angelo. Manuel worked at Ethicon for 28 years. He later worked for the San Angelo ISD transportation department, retiring in 2020. He then became a member of the Evangel Temple Assembly of God Church. Manuel was an avid Bobcat, Dallas Cowboy fan, enjoyed carpentry, and playing the guitar.
Survivors include his wife Elida; a son, Gabriel Ruiz, Sr., (Brenda); a daughter, Patricia Ruiz; two grandchildren, Gabriel Ruiz, Jr., and Miranda Ruiz; a brother Arturo Ruiz (Bernice); two sisters Angie Cuellar (Eddie), and Elizabeth San Miguel (Abel).
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