Ruben "Rick" Charles Ivy

December 11, 1924December 16, 2018

Born December 11, 1924 in Hamlin, Texas, passed away December 16, 2018 in Desoto, Texas.

Ruben Charles (Rick) Ivy of Cedar Hill, Texas passed away on December 16, 2018. He was a dedicated Christian serving the Lord, his wife and family, church and community.

He also served in our armed forces, Army and Air Force. There was nothing he couldn't do from mechanical, repairs, renovating houses, or electrical engineering. He was eager to teach anyone who'd listen. Jump to the aid of others regardless of the time.

As owner of M & R Services, he helped a many of people and everyone loved him.

He volunteered his services to his church, Cedar Heights Baptist Church in Cedar Hill, TX.

Down time meant putting jigsaw puzzles together and having them framed. Always busy. He was on the Resident & Welcoming Committee at Arbor House and Williamsburg Nursing Home.

Our Dad and Papaw was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. Heaven is rejoicing!

Rick is survived by his wife: Elvaleen Ivy. Daughters: Donna Jeffrey; Terri Lujan & husband, Frank. Sons: Don Ivy and James(Buddy) Beaty & wife, Pam. Granddaughters: Amanda Hadley & husband, Tony; Lauren Dixon & husband, Zac. Grandson: Christopher Beaty. 9 great-grandchildren. Sister: Pat Hartley & husband, Jimmy. Many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents: Daphne & R.C. Ivy, Sr. Brothers: Jackie Ivy and Fred Ivy. Sisters: Laverne Keen and Eileen Branscum. Previous wife: Sue Ivy

In lieu of flowers please donate to his church: Cedar Heights Baptist Church PO Box 276 Cedar Hill, TX 75106


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 19, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Ruben "Rick" Charles Ivy

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