87R29897 TBO-D
  By: Guillen H.R. No. 2064
         WHEREAS, Family and friends will long cherish their memories
  of Abraham Ruiz of Raymondville, who passed away on May 24, 2020, at
  the age of 78; and
         WHEREAS, The son of Jose and Felipa Ruiz, Abraham Ruiz was
  born on October 26, 1941, in Lyford and grew up with eight siblings;
         WHEREAS, Answering his nation's call to arms, Mr. Ruiz became
  a member of the U.S. Army and served two tours of duty in Vietnam;
  his military awards included the Purple Heart and the Vietnam
  Service Medal with four bronze stars; he went on to work for the
  City of Raymondville for more than two decades before retiring; and
         WHEREAS, In all his endeavors, Mr. Ruiz enjoyed the love and
  support of his wife, Eulalia, and he took great pride in his
  children, Elizabeth, Eulalia, Perla, Esmeralda, and Adrianna; with
  the passing years, he had the pleasure of seeing his family grow to
  include 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Deeply dedicated to his family, his country, and his
  community, Abraham Ruiz lived a rich and purposeful life, and he
  leaves behind a record of service that his loved ones can remember
  with pride; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the memory of Abraham Ruiz and
  extend sincere condolences to his family: to his wife, Eulalia
  Ruiz; to his daughters, Elizabeth Ruiz and her husband, Raul Mata,
  Eulalia Gonzales and her husband, Benjamin, Perla Rodriguez and her
  husband, Alfredo, Esmeralda Jimenez and her husband, Antonio, and
  Adrianna Lopez and her husband, Gregorio; to his brother, Roberto
  Ruiz; to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and to his
  other relatives and many friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Abraham