Clyde C. Ruwwe
Clyde C. Ruwwe, 76, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Life Care Center of Sullivan.
Clyde was born on his family’s farm in Japan, MO on July 14, 1941 to Otto and Mamie (nee Hines) Ruwwe. He attended Old Argo Grade school and Sullivan High School. Clyde began as a truck driver early in life before beginning his 40-year employment at Bull Moose Tube. He continued driving across the country until retiring in 2002. Clyde was united in marriage to Patricia Benton on November 29, 1975 at Old Argo Presbyterian Church and they were blessed with three sons over the course of their 42-year marriage. Clyde enjoyed hunting, fishing and drag racing. He will be missed by his family and many friends.
Clyde is survived by his wife, Patricia Ruwwe (nee Benton) of Sullivan, MO; three sons and daughter-in-laws, Matthew and Karen (nee Ryan) Ruwwe of Springfield, MO; Jeremy and Charlene (nee Duryee) Ruwwe of Lecompte, LA; and Aaron and Nina (nee Stanton) Ruwwe of Japan, MO; six grandchildren: Madison Muhs-Ruwwe, Marshall Oliver, Holden Oliver, Bayden Ruwwe, Bailey Ruwwe and Mia Ruwwe; brother-in-law and wife, David and Joann (nee Fogerty) Benton of Rosebud, MO; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Mamie (nee Hines) Ruwwe; one granddaughter, Peyton Ruwwe; mother-in-law, Dorothy Benton (nee Crider); one brother, William Ruwwe; one sister, Betty Burgess (nee Ruwwe); two sisters-in-law, Brenda Hollandsworth (nee Benton) and Carolyn “Sue” Meyer (nee Benton).
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Funeral Services were conducted 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Old Argo Presbyterian Church in Bourbon with Pastor Robert Caldwell officiating. Cremation and inurnment followed in Old Argo Cemetery in Bourbon.
All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.