Ricky Charles (Gusto) Ruiz, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Hammond, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the age of 58. Gusto is survived by his mother, Mary Smith Ruiz, sister Linda R. Gabb, brother Ronald E. Ruiz and nephew David Scott Gabb. He was preceded in death by his father Richard E. Ruiz, Sr., brother, Richard E. Ruiz, Jr. and Sharon R. Crandall.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass to be celebrated in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with visitation at the funeral home beginning at 8:00 A.M. Interment will be in Lake Lawn Mausoleum. Condolences may be expressed online at www.schoencanalstreet.com.
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