Trinidad Villa Ruiz, age 93 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on January 30, 2021 at his residence. Trinidad was born in Salida, California on April 22, 1927 to the late Cecilio and Margarita Villa Ruiz. Trinidad was of the Catholic Faith. He loved the outdoors, cutting trees, and working with tools. If anything was broken, he had to fix it first. He was very family oriented and loved his family with his whole heart. In addition to his parents, Trinidad is preceded in death by his wife, Lupe Elias Ruiz, daughters Linda and Nancy, son Arnold, and sisters Rosa, Glorida, Lydia, Nieves, and Juana.


Daughter   Margaret Evon Moody and Gregory of Lake City

Sons         Michael David Ruiz and Anna of Clinton

                 Carlos Adrian Ruiz and Shelly of Hollister, CA

Sisters    Reina Villegas of Hollister, CA

               Cande Rocha and Raul of Whittier, CA

               Angela Villegas and Rafael of Hollister, CA

13 Grandchildren

13 Great Grandchildren

1 Great Great Grandchild

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Veronica and Angie.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton, Tennessee.