William Ruff

William Howard Ruff, 88, of Andes, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his residence.

He was born July 19, 1923, in Delhi, the son of Michael and Mabel A. (Banks) Ruff. He trucked cattle and did other types of work in the Andes area.

He had lived in Andes for over 30 years. He attended schools in Franklin and Shavertown. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

William Howard was one of 13 children. He was predeceased by six sisters and six brothers.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Andes Presbyterian Church, Andes. The Rev. Steve Swanson, officiated.
Committal services will be held in the Andes Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of William Howard Ruff may be made to the Andes Fire Department.
Funeral arrangements were by the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.