Sat, Sep 19|
Prairie Avenue Christian Church
Charles "Charley" "Nibs" Ruffini Memorial Service
Time & Location
Sep 19, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Prairie Avenue Christian Church, 2201 E Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62521, USA
About the event
Charles “Charley” “Nibs” Ruffini, 82, of Decatur, IL, passed away January 15, 2020, at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. Charley was born on October 16, 1937, in Decatur, IL, the son of Celestine and Amelia (Zeni) Ruffini. He married Judy Gordon-McConnell-Adams on December 19, 1975, in Decatur, IL. Charley worked as a cement contractor for many years, retiring after 42 years of service. He was a CB Radio enthusiast, as well as a Kevin Weaver, Dale Earnhardt, and Chicago Bears fan. Surviving are his wife, Judy; children Charles “Jeep” Ruffini (Alyce) of Bradenton, FL, Kandie Ruffini of Bradenton, FL, Sandi Kramer (Scott) of Decatur, IL, Eugene McConnell (Relda) of Mt. Auburn, IL, Gordon McConnell (Jeanene) of Peoria, AZ, Galen Adams (Willa) of Mechanicsburg, IL; brother, Delfino Ruffini (Caroline) of Decatur, IL; 15 grandkids, 24 great-grandkids, and special friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julie; 5 brothers; and 1 sister. Cremation services provided by Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. The family will receive guests with COVID-19 guidelines in place from 3 pm to 5 pm. Memorial Service will follow. Condolences may be left to Charley’s family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.