Juan A. Ruiz-Rosado

November 25, 1934 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 84)


Retired 1st Sgt. Juan A. Ruiz-Rosado, of Killeen, passed away on March 26, 2019.

He was born November 25, 1934 in Puerto Rico, to the late Adoro and Dolores Ruiz. He proudly served in the United States Army until his retirement, including tours in Vietnam and Korea. He later owned and operated three businesses: one in NJ, one in Puerto Rico and one here in Killeen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Rosin Ruiz.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Ana Ruiz; cherished children, Juan A. Ruiz, Jr., Wanda I. Abudo, Dennis E. Ruiz, Jesus M. Ruiz, and Nelson R. Ruiz; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Edward Ruiz, of New York, Ramon Ruiz, of Dallas, Rita Padilla, of New York, and Elizabeth Ruiz, of Puerto Rico; and numerous other family and friends.

A visitation will be held Monday, from 2-4PM at Heritage Funeral Home, Harker Heights, with service to start at 4PM. Graveside services will take place Wednesday at 9AM at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, procession to leave Heritage Funeral Home at 8:30AM.


Monday, April 01, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expwy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Funeral Service

Monday, April 01, 2019
4:00 PM

Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expwy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Graveside Service

Wednesday, April 03, 2019
9:00 AM

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 State Hwy 195
Killeen, TX 76542

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