Juan A. Ruiz, 68, of Dalton, passed away on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.
He was born on July 3, 1949, in Edinburg, Texas. Juan proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mario Ruiz and Eva Espinoza Ruiz, and a brother, Jesus Arnold Ruiz.
He is survived by his wife, Maria Martinez Ruiz of Dalton; sons and daughter-in-law, John Ruiz of Dalton, Arnold and Laura Ruiz of Dalton; daughters, Amy Ruiz of Dalton, Melissa Chavez of Humble, Texas, E. Christina Ruiz-Capuchino of Humble, Texas; brothers, Mario Ruiz, Rodolfo Ruiz, Jose Ruiz, Xavier Ruiz; sister, Magda Y. Ruiz; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A Mass of Christian Burial is Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends for visitation from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.
Published on September 20, 2017