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Ruben Levi Latimer, 86, of Columbia passed away November 22, 2014. No services are scheduled. Ruben was born on August 30, 1928 in Columbia to Matthew and Minnie (Morris) Latimer. Ruben was a WWII Veteran as well as the owner of A-1 Electronics for 45 years. Ruben is survived by his wife of 64 years, Grace; son, Vance Latimer; daughter, Karlyn (Charles Blakemore) Henderson; brother; James Latimer, two sisters; Jewell Shaw, Frances Crane, and two grandsons, Caine (Dawn) Henderson and Kevin Shearon; three great-grandchildren; and as well as several nieces and nephews; all of Columbia. Ruben is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Irene Crane.