Donald Thomas Ruh Jr., 51, Argos, passed away at 4:38 a.m. April 10, 2019, at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, following a lengthy illness. On Oct. 29, 1967, in Jersey City, N.J.
He was born to Donald Ruh Sr. and Jenny (Horan) Ruh. He has lived in the Argos community since 1994, coming from Bayonne, N.J.
On Dec. 1, 1995, he married Jean (Hensley) Ruh in Plymouth, and together they have shared the past 23 years.
He was an Electrician at Ameri-Can Engineering, Argos.
Donald was raised Catholic in New Jersey. He was a graduate of Bayonne High School with the class of 1985 and played football during his high school years. He had been a member of the Electrical Brotherhood. Donald loved fishing, the Minnesota Vikings and a cold beer.
Donald is survived by his wife, Jean Ruh, Argos; son, Donald T. Ruh III, Argos; stepchildren, Courtney White and husband Dennis, Ga.; and Taylor Yazel, Live Oak, Fla.; granddaughter, Lilly; brothers, Robert Ruh, Bayonne, N.J. and Gary Ruh, Bayonne, N.J.; sisters, JoAnn Dugan and husband Danny, Emmaus, Pa.; and Michele Alicea and husband Tony, Bayonne, N.J.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may visit with the family from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday April13, at the Church of Jesus Christ, 15676 Michigan Road, Argos.
Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. on Saturday April 13, at the Church of Jesus Christ, 15676 Michigan Road, Argos, with Rev. Lloyd Howard of the Church of Jesus Christ.
Memorial contributions may be made to help the family with final expenses at Donald T. Ruh Jr. Memorial Fund, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, IN. 46501.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.