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William Joseph Ruby III, 62, of Lee’s Summit MO passed away May 26 th , 2022.
Bill was born in Kansas City, MO, on January 11, 1960, to Helen and William Ruby Jr. He was the oldest of nine children. Bill graduated from O’Hara High School, class of ’78 and married the love of his life, Terri Muller in 1982. Bill and Terri raised two children Jennifer Blair and William Joseph (BJ).
Bill started his career in construction and later graduated from Central Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. He then went on to graduate from Research Medical Center’s Radiology program and worked as a CT technologist in the Kansas City area.
Bill enjoyed his time fishing, being an active member of his church, and spending time with his family and friends. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, thoroughly enjoyed volunteering at the church, and always offered his help to anyone in need.
Bill is survived by his parents Bill and Helen Ruby, his wife of 40 years, Terri (Muller) Ruby; his children Jennifer and BJ; brothers Bob (Estela), Kevin (Mary), Artie (Nannette), Pat, John (Jody), Tom, and Justin (Amy), and sister Shannon Ruby; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and extended family.
Visitation services will be held from 6 to 8pm with a Rosary beginning at 6 on Sunday, June 5th and a Funeral Mass beginning at 10AM on Monday, June 6th . Both services will be held at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, 777 NE Blackwell Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. Graveside service to be held at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation or a charity of your choice.