Alex James Ruiz, Sr. passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the age of 96. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Pearlie Mae Delhommer Ruiz, and his parents, Edward and Carrie Ruiz. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Alex J. Ruiz, Jr. (Laura); his grandsons and their wives, Alex J. Ruiz, III (Tiffany) and Cory D. Ruiz (Sheree); and 5 great-grandchildren.
Alex worked with Shell Oil in Metairie for 42 years until his retirement. He was a long time resident of River Ridge, LA and a parishioner of St. Matthew the Apostle.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70001 on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with a Mass starting at 12:00 noon followed by burial.