Richard Douglas “Doug” Ruby, 87, of Clovis, NM died Wednesday, March 5, 2013 at Retirement Ranch of Clovis. Cremation was arranged by Muffley Funeral Home and High Plains Crematory. Services will be held at a later date. Doug was born Sept. 27, 1926 to Donovan Nelson and Elene Jane (Rodabough) Ruby in Danbury, NE. He married Nora McCool Oct. 7, 1957 in Clovis, NM. He worked as a bricklayer and retired after 45 years. Doug was a member of First Baptist Church in Springlake, and the BAC (Bricklayers International Union). He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donovan and Ilene; daughter-in-law, Patty Ruby; son-in-
law, Kay Harmon. Survivors include his wife, Nora, of the home; two sons, Richard Paul Ruby of Earth, and Thomas, and wife, Barbara Ruby of Buckeye, AZ; two daughters, Susan Ruby of Nashville, TN, and Gloria and husband, Dennis Kersey of North Dakota; stepdaughters, Laquita Harman of Clovis, NM, and Sharron and husband, James Truelock of Dennison; two sisters, Connie Crab and Donna Spears of Arvada, CO; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
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