June 22, 1940 - December 31, 2020
Christopher Daniel Ruiz Sr. passed in peace on December 31st 2020. He was born on June 22nd 1940 in Stockton, CA to Delfino C. Ruiz & Guadalupe Ruiz. He is survived by his granddaughters Ashley Mcclary, Danielle Ruiz and Great Granddaughter Athena Stoner Garcia. He has 5 surviving sisters Martha Rincon, Tina Garcia, Angie Lopez, Rosemarie Borrero, Irene Freitas, & Virginia Curiel as well as many nephew & nieces. Chris was loved and admired by many, some of his most cherished memories were spent with his siblings and friends on a ranch in Holt, CA. At a young age he started working with his father in agriculture. In 1958 he joined the U.S. Military as a proud soldier. When Chris returned back from the military, he became a truck driver and eventually retired as a welder. Even after retirement still a hardworking man he moved back to Fresno to be closer to his family. He enrolled into school to learn auto mechanics and loved sharing his knowledge. Chris enjoyed traveling alongside his sister and brother-in-law making many friends at the gun shows throughout CA. He also worked at the Freitas Ranch. Chris was passionate about sports and will always be remembered as a devoted rams fans. He also enjoyed watching the dodgers. One of the happiest times in his life was coaching his son’s baseball team alongside his wife. As a jack of all trades, he loved to repair cars, was a great writer and artist, crafted many things for his family, and oddly enough loved doing the dishes. Chris loved to reminisce to his family and friends we will always hold on close to the stories he shared with us. He was a faithful modest man who never stopped mourning the loss of his Wife Dorothy Ruiz & son Christopher Daniel Ruiz II. He gained much comfort from studying the bible with his baby sister and close friends. Chris’ unwavering faith leaves his loved ones with a sense of comfort. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten. He is being entrusted to the Chapel of The Light. Due to COVID his memorial will postponed until further notice.
Christopher Daniel Ruiz Sr. passed in peace on December 31st 2020. He was born on June 22nd 1940 in Stockton, CA to Delfino C. Ruiz & Guadalupe Ruiz. He is survived by his granddaughters Ashley Mcclary, Danielle Ruiz and Great Granddaughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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