Martin Ruiz, 75 of Vernon, died on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Vernon. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Ruiz was born Sunday, Oct. 15, 1939 in Lometa. He was the son of the late Braulio Ruiz and the late Inasio Salais Ruiz. He married Flora Belle Baldwin in 1981 in Altus, Okla. He was a retired ginner. He lived in Vernon for one year and before that he lived in Tipton, Okla. He was a Catholic.
He is survived by his wife of the home; one son, Anthony Ruiz of Altus, Okla.; stepdaughters, Opal Freeman and Lucinda Knight, both of Vernon; three stepsons, Johnny Baldwin, Henry Baldwin, and Joe Baldwin, all of Vernon; one sister, Paulina Landin of Hereford; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Family viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.