Robert Clyde Ruyle

robert ruyle

August 13, 1922 ~ September 20, 2011

Robert Clyde Ruyle, 89, of Flynn passed away Tuesday, September 20, at the Grace Care Center at Northpointe in Tomball. Services will be 10:30 am Saturday, September 24, at the First United Methodist Church in Normangee. Pastor Richard Prather will be presiding. Burial will follow in Flynn at Gum Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, September 23, at Cozart Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm. Services have been entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Ruyle was born in Medora, IL August 13, 1922 to Chester Wilson and Maye Ellen (Boker) Ruyle. He graduated high school and joined the US Coast Guard, and was active in World War II. After the war he married Elizabeth Gajevsky on September 18, 1948 and had two loving daughters. Bob worked for Houston Lighting and Power starting as a lineman and working to the Supervisors position. Robert and Elizabeth moved to the Flynn area in the mid 1980’s and he became a farmer and a rancher. He watched over his cows with lots care and loved to tinker with antique cars. Gardening and farming were passions of his but nothing compared to having grandsons. He loved his family and always had time to help a friend.

Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife of almost 63 years, Elizabeth Ruyle; both of his parents Chester and Maye Ruyle; and all of his brothers.

He is survived by his two daughters Linda Robison and husband Rick, and Nancy Heuring and husband Claude all of Houston; his sister Imojean Passman; six grandsons Geoffrey Robison and wife Michelle, Ron Robison and wife Kim, Russell Robison, Joseph Robison and wife Nelda, Eric Heuring and wife Kari, and Scott Heuring; 8 great grandchildren Jasi Mitchell, Julia Matthiesen, Jeffrey Robison, Lauren Robison, Lindsey Robison, Sally Heuring, Shelby Heuring, and Ty Heuring.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Still Creek Ranch, 6055 Hearne Rd., Bryan, TX 77808.

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