Manuel Salazar Ruiz
February 2, 1941 – May 19, 2018
Manuel S. Ruiz, a loving husband, father, brother and nino passed away May 19, 2018 at the age of 77 surrounded by his children. Manuel was born to Manuel Ruiz and Mary Salazar on February 2, 1941. He resided in Santa Paula, Tempe, Arizona and Apple Valley, California
Our father always had a contagious smile and heart of gold. Family was first and foremost in his life. He would do anything for those he loved. He was a member of Labors Local Union #585 before retiring after more than 30+ years in construction.
Survivors include his children Terry (Martin) of Phoenix, Manuel (Arleen) of Santa Paula, Richard of Santa Paula and Armida of Apple Valley. Grandchildren: Manuel IV, Michael, Jessica, Ashley, Richard and Brianna. Siblings: Robert Ruiz, David Ruiz and Lupe Castro.
Manuel was preceded in death by his wife Frances, daughter Rosalinda, Avelina Villalobos his sister and Virgil Murphy Jr. his grandson.
It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn’t go alone… Part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
- Richard Ruiz, Son
- Terry Rojo, Daughter
- Manuel Ruiz, Son
- Armida Murphy, Daughter
- Robert Ruiz Jr.
- Richard Rojo
- Michael Murphy
- Manuel Ruiz IV
- Raymond Villalobos
- Edward Rodriguez
- David Ruiz Jr.
- Manuel Castro
- Visitation Friday, June 1, 2018
- Rosary Friday, June 1, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, June 2, 2018
- Graveside Service Saturday, June 2, 2018