Eric Shawn Ruple

Our beloved son, Eric Shawn Ruple, 29, of Midland, Texas passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014. Eric was born in Midland, Texas on June 7, 1984. He graduated from Midland High School in May of 2002. Eric worked as an electrician for Davis Electric. He enjoyed music, playing lead guitar in the band 'Long Time Comin,' and spending time with his friends, family, nieces, and nephew. Eric is survived by his mother, Shawnda Lovell Meshirer and husband Doug of Midland, Texas; aunt, La Ronda Carol Lovell and daughter Sarah Ann Steele of Arlington, Texas; uncle, Kevin Edward Lovell and wife Anna; son, Jeremy Shane Lovell and daughter, Alexis Lovell, of Brownwood, Texas; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Lovell Head of Brownwood, Texas; father, James Drew Ruple, Jr. and wife Debbie of Crockett, Texas; uncle, Timothy Dee Ruple , son, Timothy Dee Ruple, Jr. and daughters, Cristina and Samantha Ruple of Midland, Texas; uncle, Roger Dale Ruple of Brownwood, Texas; aunt, Amy Ahrens of Midland, Texas; paternal grandfather, James Drew Ruple, Sr. of San Angelo, Texas; sister, Elisha Ruple Tredaway and finance Thomas Carney of Midland, Texas; daughters, Madeline Marie Porter and Cheyenne Elizabeth Tredaway of Midland, Texas; son, Thomas James Paul Carney of Midland, Texas; and long time dear and close friend, Stephanie Wooten of Midland, Texas. Memorial services will be held at Elevate Church (formerly Midland Christian Fellowship), 200 Baldwin, Midland, Texas, at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to PDAP. The family wishes to thank everyone for their donations and condolences during this time. Services are entrusted with Ellis Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at

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Ellis Funeral Home
801 Andrews Highway Midland, TX 79701
(432) 683-5555

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Apr. 23, 2014