MORATTICO—Thomas “Tom” Ruit, 88, of Morattico passed away November 27, 2022. He was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Phyllis Ruit; sons, Thomas L. Ruit, Philip Ruit and Bob Ruit; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Matilda and Cornelius Ruit; sister, Madeline Ackerman; and daughter, Suzanne Underwood.
Tom retired from the Finishing Shop for the House of Representatives and then started his own furniture restoration business at his home in Morattico.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.
Interment followed the service at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lively. Family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.