YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Thomas C. Ruby, 66, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Hospice House following a brief illness.
Thomas was born May 15, 1953 in Youngstown, a son of Martin Ruby and Helen Krepps Ruby, and lived in Youngstown most of his life.
Tom attended Chaney High School and was a proud United States Army veteran.
He worked as head custodian for the Youngstown City Schools for 20 years. He also worked for V&M Star and for Holiday Inn in Warren.
Tom enjoyed golf and spending time with family and friends.
He leaves his mother, Helen Urbach, of Youngstown; a sister, Debbie Gerak of Youngstown; a son, Thomas C. Ruby, Jr. and his wife, Jeanette, of McDonald; a daughter, Kelli Berger and her husband, Justin, of San Diego and a granddaughter, Madison.
His father, Martin Ruby and a brother, Martin “Charley” Ruby, are deceased.
A private committal service with military honors was held Friday, March 13, 2020 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.
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