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Obituary for Paul Gene Ruzich

Paul Gene  Ruzich
Paul Gene Ruzich, 75, of Johnston City, passed away at 11:15 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion.

Paul was born May 4, 1942 in Johnston City to Peter “Peck” and Laverna (Bishop) Ruzich. He married Helen Sue Robinson on August 10, 1963 in Johnston City.

Paul was retired from Maytag in Herrin where he was employed for over 35 years. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Paul was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Johnston City. He loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed trading guns.

Paul is survived by his wife, Helen Sue Ruzich of Johnston City; daughter Rhonda (Steve) Layne of Johnston City; two grandchildren, Zachery (Vivian) Layne and Tyler Layne of Johnston City; one great-grandson, Christian Layne. He is survived by several brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; cousins; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Paul Wayne Ruzich.

Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018 in Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City with Rev. Msgr. Thomas D. Flach officiating . Inurnment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Military Rites will be accorded by the Marion VFW & American Legion Post as well as members of the United States Air Force Military Honors Team.

Visitation will be 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.

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