Russel Ruth |

Russel Ruth

Russel C. Ruth, a 24-year resident of Grass Valley, died Aug. 12.

Friends are welcome to attend a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at 12092 Hilltop Terrace.

Russel was born Feb. 16, 1972, in Eureka to Tip and Lora (Thornburg) Ruth. He married Barbra McWilliams on Aug. 4, 2007, in Tahoe. He was a member of the Awesome Cruisers of Auburn. He enjoyed cruising, remote-control cars, car restoration and extreme rock crawling.

Russel is survived by his wife, Barbra Ruth; sons Derick Ruth and Ian Corker; daughter, Drew Corker; parents, Tip and Lora Ruth; sister, Lela Ruth, all of Grass Valley, and brother, Ken Ruth of Folsom.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sutter Memorial Grief Art Program, 2800 L Street, #400, Sacramento, CA 95816, (916) 454-6555.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley.

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