Rineys Ruffin, 56, a native of Louisiana and a resident of Houma, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke Baptist Church in Houma. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Eunice Inez Windom Ruffin; one daughter, Ebony Reneé Ruffin; brothers: Lloyd Ruffin and wife, Carol, and Raymond Ruffin and wife, Zetella, all from Houma; sisters, Geraldine Williams of Monroe, Betty Coleman and husband, Davis, of Houma, Shirley Franklin and husband, Martin, of St. Rose, and Carolyn Coleman of Arlington, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Ruffin & Bernice Ringold Ruffin; brothers, James, Jr., Carl, Ervin, Alton and Larry Ruffin; sisters, Gertrude Howard and Bertha Clay.
He was Baptist and a retired U.S. Navy
Community Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.