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ERNEST WAGNER RUIZ, JR.

June 6, 1962 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 56)

ON OCTOBER 26, 2018, ERNEST W. RUIZ JR ANSWERED THE LORD'S CALL TO COME HOME. ERNEST WAS BORN JUNE 6, 1962 TO ERNEST RUIZ SR AND RUBY GREEN RUIZ, HE RECEIVED HIS FORMAL EDUCATION IN THE SAN ANTONIO SCHOOL DISTRICT AND WAS A 1981 GRADUATE OF SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL. HE THEN FURTHERED HIS EDUCATION AT ST. PHILIPS COLLEGE AND GRADUATED IN 1992 IN PLUMBING. HE THEN ATTENDED MTA AND GRADUATED IN 1995 WITH HIS CDL.

ERNEST ACCEPTED THE LORD JESUS CHRIST INTO HIS LIFE AT AN EARLY AGE AT NEW LIGHT BAPTIST CHURCH. IN 1994, ERNEST REDEDICATED HIS LIFE TO THE LORD UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PASTOR STANLEY FERRELL. ERNEST THEN WENT ON AND JOINED NEW DIMENSIONS MINISTRIES IN 2006 WHERE HE WAS ORDAINED AS A DEACON IN 2011 UNDER PASTOR JOHN D. KYLE.

ERNEST MARRIED DEBORAH GABLE IN 1989 AND TO THIS UNION ONE SON QUINTIN ANTHONY RUIZ (1991) AND ONE DAUGHTER JADA ELISABETH RUIZ (1999) WERE BORN. ERNEST LAST EMPLOYMENT WAS WITH CORE-MARK INTERNATIONAL INC, WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED FOR I 3 YEARS.

ERNEST LOVED EVERYONE AND WAS RARELY SEEN WITHOUT A SMILE. HE WAS A MAN WITH MANY GIFTS, ONE BEING ABLE TO CONNECT TO THE YOUTH. ERNEST WAS VERY CREATIVE WITH COMING UP WITH HOLIDAY GAMES AND DECORATIONS. NOBODY LOVED THE DALLAS COWBOYS AND OKLAHOMA SOONERS MORE THAN HE DID. ONE OF ERNEST GREATEST JOY WAS WHEN HE WAS ABLE TO COACH HIS DAUGHTER'S BASEBALL TEAM WITH HIS SON.

ERNEST WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS ERNEST RUIZ, SR. AND RUBY RUIZ AND BROTHER RONALD RUIZ.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS FRIEND FOR LIFE DEBORAH, HIS CHILDREN QUINTIN AND JADA RUIZ; BROTHER CLIFFORD RUIZ; SISTER KETHA SAUNDERS (BYRON); AUNTS PATRICIA RUIZ, JUANITA ELLISON; UNCLE ALBERT RUIZ, NEPHEWS; DEMITRI RUIZ, TREY RUIZ, ASHTON RUIZ, ANDRE PERKINS, ANTHONY PERKINS, JORDAN SATTERFIELD, DOUGLAS GABLE AND BRIAN GABLE, NIECES; SHENIQUA PERKINS, KELLI JOHNSON, ASHLEY RUIZ AND A HOST OF OTHER FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

 

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