Obituary For Robert D. Ruth: A Life Well-Lived 2024


In Memoriam: Robert D. Ruth, Jr.

In Memoriam: Robert D. Ruth, Jr.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Robert D. Ruth, Jr., who passed away on June 8, 2023, at the age of 65. Bob was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

Bob was born on March 15, 1958, in Springfield, Missouri. He graduated from Kickapoo High School in 1976 and went on to earn a degree in business administration from Missouri State University. Bob worked as a financial advisor for over 30 years and was well-respected in his field.

Bob was a devoted husband to his wife of 40 years, Mary. He was a loving father to his three children, Robert III, Elizabeth, and John. He was also a proud grandfather to his four grandchildren, William, Emily, Henry, and Grace.

Bob was a kind and generous man who always put others before himself. He was a loyal friend and always had a smile on his face. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

In Lieu of Flowers

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Bob’s memory.

Funeral Arrangements

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Springfield, Missouri. Burial will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery.