Mario Horacio Ruiz
FRIENDSWOOD - Mr. Mario Horacio Ruiz passed from this life and into the arms of our loving and merciful God and Heavenly Father Saturday, August 22, 2020 in Galveston, Texas.
Born May 28, 1970 in Galveston, Texas, Mario was a lifelong resident of Galveston County. He graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1988, where he was a track and cross country runner. He also attended Alvin Community College and was on the Dean’s list. His life’s work in the restaurant and remodeling industry provided the perfect outlet for his creative talents. He enjoyed outdoor activities like hunting and water skiing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Mario was preceded in death by his father, Mario Acevedo Ruiz.
Survivors include his mother, Maria G. Ruiz; sister, Dora Maria Ruiz; brothers, Abraham Marcos Ruiz and Daniel Ruiz all of which reside in Friendswood, Texas. He had numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and a host of friends that he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be Monday, 10:00 a.m., August 31, 2020, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Brother Manuel Villarreal officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brent A. Brabham, Jose Angel Ruiz Perez, William V. Saulters, Daniel Ruiz, Danny Sustaita and David M. Villamil. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tommy Grimaldo, Benjamin A. Martinez, Jimmy Puente, Joseph Puente, Juan Puente and Alfred P. Villamil.
Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mario’s name to the charity of your choice.
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