Charles Anthony “Tony” Ruggles, 80, of Hamilton, passed away at 11:19 PM Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Tony was born July 25, 1942, the son of Charles Logan and Kathryn Darlene (Walker) Ruggles in Ft. Madison, Iowa. He graduated from Carthage High School. On August 18, 1962, he was united in marriage to 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 a daughter, Michelle Hudson.
A memorial service will be held 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.