Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at West Country Club Church of Christ for Robert “Bob” Joseph Ruzek, 69, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 8, 2013. Harry Tackett of West Alameda Church of Christ will officiate with interment to follow at South Park Cemetery.
Robert will lie in state from noon Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, to time of service.
Robert was born on June 27, 1943, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Francis and Virginia Ruzek. They have preceded him in death.
Robert married Becky on Sept. 1, 1966, in Yuma, Ariz. She survives him at the family home.
Robert was a retired Chaves County Detention Officer. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Robert was a Little League umpire and coach for the Stiles Field Baseball League.
Robert is also survived by a son Ronnie Ruzek, of Scott Air Force Base, Ill.; twin brother Wayne Ruzek, of Roswell; sisters: Jean Goetz and her husband Don, of Tipton, Iowa, Joan Pribyl and her husband Tom, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Condolences can be made online at lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.