Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

June 28, 2022
Ronald Bernard Ruiz 

Obit Ronald Bernard Ruiz 1Ronald Bernard Ruiz passed away peacefully at his home in Tooele, Utah, June 24, 2022. Ron was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 13, 1939, to Bernard and Pearl Shields Ruiz.

Obit Ronald Bernard Ruiz 2Ron entered the United States Marine Corps Jan. 2, 1958, and was honorably discharged Oct. 14, 1961. In 1962 Ron met and married Charlene Zobell. Of that union three children were born Pam, Ron, and Crei. Ron and Charlene would later divorce. He then married Karla Hinkel, and they were married for 28 years.

Ron loved the outdoors, hunting, camping and fishing with his family in Mt. Pleasant. Fall boat trips to Lake Powell were some of his favorite times. He was well known for his quick wit, sarcastic commentary, and delicious food — ribs, salsa, and full-out breakfasts were his specialties!

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Richard Cano, Richard Ruiz; and his uncle Clifton Shields.

Ron is survived by his wife Karla; children Pam (Autie) Weaver, Grantsville, Utah; Ron B. II (Gina) Ruiz, Tooele, Utah; Crei (Ric) Yost, Tooele; Step-kids, Wendi (Bethany Tucker) Elton, Tooele; and Shawn (Lynette Harris) Elton, Tooele; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren Neko, Marcus and Abigail Ruiz, Clarissa (Dakota) Dowdle and A.J. Weaver, Randi (TJ) Tanner, Karena (Matt Dilworth) Davis, Amanda (Michael) McMain, Mikali (Cade) Carter, Taylore (Michael Dow) Elton; two great-grandchildren; seven step-great grandchildren Ozzy Tanner, Ares Dilworth, Maecee, Tatum, Axl and Daxton McMain, Hayes Bliven, Quynn Carter, Mack Ray Dow.

We all love you and will miss you so much!

A graveside service will be held Friday, July 1, 2022, at 1 p.m. at the Tooele City Cemetery.

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