Joseph Ruiz, 80

LEBANON – Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 18 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Ruiz, 80, of Lebanon. The son of the late Eugenio and Ramona Ruiz, he passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009.

Mr. Ruiz was a retired underwriter for Prudential Insurance and a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lebanon.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 17 between the hours of 5 - 7 p.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel, with visitation Saturday for one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Thomas McFarland. Burial will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include: his wife of 56 years Anna Ruiz; daughter, Katherine Ann (Dr. Allen) McFarland; as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.