Terry Ray Ruth, 46, of Burlington, passed away at 4:29 AM Thursday, August 29, 2019, at his home.
Born October 7, 1972, in Iowa, he was the son of Sharon R. Newnham and Eugene Bowerbank and Frederic Douglas Ruth.
He was a family man and worked for several papers.
Terry loved to have fun and was very charismatic and care-free. He enjoyed cooking and making people laugh. He was a prankster and loved to joke around, he also loved to listen to music especially Guns and Roses. Terry loved his boys, grandchildren and his whole family.
Survivors include his mother, Sharon R. (Eugene) Bowerbank of Burlington his father, Frederic Douglas Ruth of Burlington; four sons: Jacob (Journey) Ruth, Levi (Allison) Ruth, Izaac (Jenna) Ruth and Kevin Ruth all of Burlington; significant other, Genera Tansey; one step-son, Kyle, one step-daughter, Mickenzie; three grandchildren: Raina Ruth, Asa Ruth and Emersyn Ruth; one brother, Jeffrey (Charlyce) Ruth of Rogersville, MO, two step-brothers, Craig Bowerbank of Tennessee and Brian Bowerbank IN; one step-sister, Darla (Roy) Cochenour of IA; and several nieces and nephews.
Terry is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM with the family to receive friends Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The memorial service for Terry will be 11:00 AM Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Chaplain Randy Gearhart officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for his children and grandchildren.
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