HAMILTON, Ill. – Charles Anthony “Tony” Ruggles, 80, of Hamilton, Illinois, passed away at 11:19 pm Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Tony was born July 25, 1942, the son of Charles Logan and Kathryn Darlene (Walker) Ruggles in Fort Madison.
He graduated from Carthage High School.
On Aug. 18, 1962, he was united in marriage with Ruby Mae Ryland at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Carthage, Illinois. She preceded him in death in 2009.
Tony was an agent for the Combined Insurance Company for many years. After his retirement from the insurance industry, he owned and operated Breadeaux Pizza in Keokuk for several years.
Tony is survived by two daughters, Kelly (Bob) Campion of Chillicothe, Illinois, and Melissa (Rory) Eubanks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; grandchildren, Patrick Campion, Kevin Campion, Mitchell (Rachel) Eubanks, Levi (Meghann) Eubanks and Brenna Chaknine; great-granddaughter, Lettie Mae Chaknine; and three sisters, Ann Ruggles of Peoria, Illinois, Donna (“Bud”) High of Florida, and Patty (Jess) Hinman of Kennewick, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Ruby; and daughter Michelle Hudson.
A memorial service will be at a later date. Memorials may be directed to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (PICKS Disease), 2700 Horizon Drive, Suite 120, King of Prussia, PA 19406, or Angels at Risk at angelsatrisk.com.
Printy Funeral Home of Hamilton is in charge of arrangements.