Ruben Volz, son of the late John Volz and Effie McMann Volz, was born on May 27, 1913, at Matthews and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the age of 94.
Mr. Volz was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, a former farmer, a former employee of Himmelberger-Harrison at Morehouse and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Charlotte Jerdon on Sept. 13, 1936, at Dexter. Mrs. Volz preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1997.
Survivors include one son, Ruben Dale Volz of Fredericktown; one daughter, Sheilia Green of Bernie; one brother, Benzle Volz of Dexter; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey McCormick and Ruby Davis.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2008, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Danny Collins officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.