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James Ruiz 1927-2007

   He was known by many names, but no single one could describe him. James served his country and did what he thought was right. Daddy raised a family and provided what he could.
   Sut had a lot of fun and his name was known by many. Mr. Ruiz would help you with whatever he could offer. Paw-Paw was proud of his grandchildren and how much they had accomplished. However you knew this man one thing was certain, he did it his way.
   Visiting at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Roads on Friday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Port Hudson National Cemetery.
   Special thanks to the caregivers of Lakeview Manor Nursing Home, Plaquemine Manor Nursing Home and especially Hospice of Baton Rouge.
   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge, 4250 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

[The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, Thur, January 18, 2007]

[courtesy of Kenneth Beard]

Grave marker for James R. Ruiz in Section H, Site 754, Port Hudson National Cemetery, Zachary (East Baton Rouge Parish), Louisiana.

James enlisted in the Army on 26 October 1951 and was assigned to Company C, 508th ARCT.

He was discharged on 25 October 1954.

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