Dave Allen Ruth Jr., 35Published 5:42pm Sunday, April 21, 2013
Born: Dec. 8, 1977
Died: April 18, 2013
Dave Allen Ruth Jr., 35, of Cassopolis, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, in his residence.
Dave was born Dec. 8, 1977, in Bucyrus, Ohio, to Dave and Nora (Emory) Ruth.
He married Sarah Jean Thornton July 23, 2005, in Rawlins, Wyoming. His parents and wife survive him. He was preceded in death by one son, Spencer Ruth; and his maternal grandparents LeRoy Emory and Laura Stroup.
Dave was an engineer for Canadian Pacific Railway. He was a loyal family man and enjoyed playtime with his sons. He will live on through Shane and Jack. He loved his garden and fixing up his antique tractors.
Dave will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Jean (Thornton) Ruth, of Cassopolis; three sons, Rick Flores, Shane Douglas Ruth and Jackson Isaac Ruth; parents, Dave Sr. and Nora (Emory) Ruth, of Galion, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Walter and Ruth (Pratt) Ruth of Bucyrus, Ohio; and one sister, Dorinda Ruth, Galion, Ohio.
Family and friends gather Monday from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, with a Service of Remembrance at 7 p.m.
A portion of Mr. Ruth’s remains will be returned to his family homestead in Ohio.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online at wagnercares.com.