Marsial Ruiz, Sr. 71, of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018. Marsial was born on April 19, 1947 to Cruz Ruiz and Leandra Martinez in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He worked as a maintenance man for numerous apartment buildings. Marsial loved building lowrider bikes and cars and was a jack of all trades. This loving husband, father and grandfather enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports. He was a true jokester whose personality could brighten anyone’s day. He will be tremendously missed by all who knew him. Marsial was preceded in death by his parents, Cruz and Leandra Ruiz; son, Georgie Ruiz, brothers: Raymond, Armando and Lencho Ruiz; and sisters Lucia Duarte and Nikky Sosa.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 51 years, Anita Melendrez Ruiz; sons: Marsial (Cynthia) Ruiz, Jr. and Sammy (Stacie) Ruiz both of Hobbs, NM; daughter, Nancy Ramirez of Rialto, CA; brothers: Cruz (Del) Ruiz of Philadelphia, PA, Ismael Ruiz of Albuquerque, NM, Luis (Maria) Ruiz of Hobbs, NM; Refugio Ruiz of Palm Springs, CA; sisters: Hortencia Hernandez and Dora (Crystal) Ruiz both of Hobbs, NM; 23 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Honorary Pallbearers are Eric Ruiz, Marsial Ruiz III, Pete Bueno, Gabriel A. Ramirez, Anthony Ruiz, Ryan Ruiz, Sergio C. Ramirez and Adrian Garcia.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM with a Vigil/Rosary to begin at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Griffin Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Griffin Funeral Home.
My sincere Condolences on the loss of your loved one.
May the Lord Jesus Christ comfort you all with Peace.
Tenchie and family I'm sorry
ROC church. Sister C.
Ernestine LussowHobbs, NM
We will miss so. You are with Jesus and my mom, dad and your siblings. Love you
Peggy Mendoza ( Sosa)Carlsbad, NM
You will be missed Mars! Thanks for all the good memories & thank you for being a wonderful grandpa to my Ryan .. Rest In Peace
StephanieSan Angelo, TX
My deepest Condolences to you all. He was always smiling when he would come to the Drs office with his grandkids . May God give you all strength n peace n love .
Alice Castillo GarciaHobbs, NM
This is Eva Doporto Lopez from Carlsbad, We are so sorry about Marsial. We hope and pray that God give you and your family peace and comfort during this most difficult time.
Eva LopezCarlsbad, NM