Bobby Ruthven, of Blue, Texas, passed away Friday, April 22, 2011 in Austin, Texas.
Bobby was born in Taylor, Texas to Melvin and Maxine Ruthven on February 12, 1943. He worked many years for Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) and his work took him many places while making friends wherever he went.
Bobby is preceded in death by his father, Melvin Ruthven, a daughter, Paula Kulow and one brother, Stanley Ruthven.
He is survived by his mother, Maxine of Blue, Texas, one daughter, Teresa Holmes of Magnolia, Texas, brothers; Jack Ruthven and wife Trink of Blue, Texas, Jerry Ruthven and wife Gini of Jacksonville, Florida and Lanny Ruthven and wife Linda of Blue, Texas, a sister, Connie Wilhite and husband Danny of Blue, Texas, 8 grandchildren, 1 great- grandchild and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Celebration of Life Services were held on Monday, April 25, 2011 at Adina Christian Church at 10 AM with Brother Bill Ward officiating. Burial followed in the Adina Cemetery. Pallbearers were Clint Wilhite, Brent Wilhite, Casey Ruthven and Cody Ruthven.