Walter Eugene “Gene” Ruth, 83, of Lawson, Missouri, fell asleep peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, Saturday, June 5, 2021. He was born March 29, 1938 to Ervin and Mary Ruth in Kansas City, Missouri.
Gene was married to Louise Oliver from March 29, 1960 to her death, March 28, 2003. They had two beautiful children together.
On June 18, 2004, Gene married Marchia Maybee who remained by his side until his death.
Gene retired from the Claycomo Ford plant in 1995.
Gene served as an elder with the local Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. As his family, we are confident he is in Jehovah God’s memory and will experience a resurrection to life on a paradise earth in God’s appointed time. (John 5:28,29).
Gene is survived by wife, Marchia Ruth of Lawson, MO; sister, Kathy Wiley; son, Geno (Debbie) Ruth; daughter, Kym (Rick) Godsey; step-daughter, Kendra Shah; step-sons, Ryan and Brennan Maybee; grandchildren, Jeremie (Jamie) Ruth, Tessa (Noah) Quintana, Titan Stockton, Tushar and Taj Shah; great grandchildren, Ruby, Mabel, and Teddy Ruth, Rocco Quintana; and many loved nieces and nephews.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Ervin Jr., Robert, Lester, Orval, and Wilford.
Memorial service will be held privately.
Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Lawson Chapel.