Edward Hoffman Ruttiger III

November 28, 1939 - June 5, 2017
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Edward Hoffman Ruttiger, Jr. (“Skippy”), 77, formerly of Galveston, passed away June 5, 2017, at his residence.

Skippy was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Leacy Ruttiger; and granddaughter, Crystal Gerondale.

Skippy is survived by his children: Kathy Taylor (Ronnie), Diana Espinosa (Harvey), Eddie Ruttiger, and Tim Ruttiger (Veronica); grandchildren: Justin Popovich, Kalyn Morrison (Marcus),  Jonathan Popovich, Ryan Taylor,  Jennifer Narvaez (Adrian), Alicia Espinosa, Eddie Ruttiger, Mackenzie Ruttiger, Megan Ruttiger, Maddison Ruttiger, and Tatum Ruttiger; great grandchildren: Marissa Gutierrez, Chelsea Gutierrez, Valerie Gutierrez, Mariah Reyes, April Reyes and Jay Reyes; brothers: Ronnie Ruttiger (Margaret), and Donnie Ruttiger; sister, Nancy Black; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

The family will have a private memorial.

In Skippy’s honor, please make memorials to The Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas or a charity of your choice.

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Born: November 28, 1939
Died: June 5, 2017

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Phyllis McKenzie posted on 6/16/17

The Jo Ann Rutter Curtis family are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tom Curtis, Phyllis Curtis McKenzie, Rob Curtis and Chris Curtis


Doris Ruttiger posted on 6/16/17

so very sorry to hear of Skippy's death ... my thoughts and prayers are with the family.


Florene Rhoads posted on 6/15/17

Sending my prayers, condolences and love your way. May God Bless and strengthen you!


Terri Luker posted on 6/15/17

Kathy, My love and prayers go out to you and your family at this trying time in your life. God bless you all. Love, Terri Luker


Andrew Hernandez posted on 6/15/17

My deepest sympathy on the loss of your loving father. Sincere prayers for his peaceful rest in Paradise & his family's comfort and solace...


Stacie Legge' posted on 6/15/17

We're sorry for the loss of your dad. Our family sends love and prayers to your family. Allan, Stacie, Blake and Hunter Legge'


Mark Cridland posted on 6/15/17

RIP SKIPPY!! Was a great pleasure knowing you. You were always funny and had great stories to tell.


Stacy Kaiser posted on 6/15/17

I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.