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Clyde Milton "Tubby" Ruiz

1945 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Clyde Milton "Tubby" Ruiz Obituary

Clyde (Tubby) Milton Ruiz passed away November 18, 2016 at his home in Arbuckle, at the age of 71. Tubby was born November 10, 1945 in Sacramento, CA. He was a lifelong resident of Colusa County.

Clyde was lovingly called Tubby by his family and friends. He farmed almonds for over 30 years, went to work for Woodland Christian School, then at the Colusa Golf and Country Club as a maintenance mechanic for 4 years. Tubby was a member of the Lions Club of Arbuckle, the Arbuckle Community Church, and the Life Pointe Church in Woodland.

He enjoyed working on small engines, motorcycles, shopping at Home Depot and Harbor Freight, and spending time with family and friends.

Tubby is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Kelly Ruiz, of Arbuckle; Son Anthony Ruiz (Fiancé Kelsey Oliver) of Berkeley, CA; Daughter Laura Meredith Ruiz (Companion Alan Johnson) of Chico, CA; Brother Leland Ruiz (Carolee) of Arbuckle, CA; Niece Kathy Sankey of Colusa; Nephew Robert Ruiz; Sister-in-Law Joyce MacMillan of Yuba City, CA; and Brother-in-Law Robert MacMillan of Chico; a large extended family and numerous Cousins.

He was preceded in death by his brother Glenn Ruiz.

Graveside services are scheduled for Friday December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Arbuckle Cemetery with a reception following at the Ruiz home.

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410 www.mcnarymoorefuneralservice.com.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 27, 2016
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