Eugene Ruffins, Sr. obit., St. Petersburg, Fla.
Source:May 14, 2004 Daily Southerner newspaper, St. Petersburg, Fla.
EUGENE RUFFINS, SR.
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. - Eugene "Popeye" Ruffins Sr., 54, died Wednesday, May 5, 2004.Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at Harts Chapel Baptist Church, Edgecombe County with Rev. Cornell Joyner officiating.
A viewing will be held from 2-6 p. m. Friday at Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary, Tarboro.Burial will be in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Tarboro.
Ruffins is survived by a daughter, Tamika Jean Ruffins of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sons, Tory Ruffins of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Eugene Ruffins, Jr. of St. Petersburg, Fla.; five sisters, Willa Jones of Mt. Vernon, N. Y., Ruth Westry of Tarboro, Felicia Graham of Dunbar Community, Dennice Knight of Tarboro; four brothers, Chesterfield Ruffins of Flint, Michigan, Alexander Ruffins of Rocky Mount, Willie Ruffins of Baltimore, Md. and James Earl Ruffins of Conetoe; and 11 grandchildren.
Arrangements by Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary, Tarboro.