Funeral services for Marty Len Ruth of Bastrop will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with Reverends Bobby O'Fallon and Kevin McDaniel officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery near Hamburg, Arkansas under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m Friday, February 22, 2013 at Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop.
Marty, a landscaper, was born August 4, 1964 in Sterlington and he died as a result of an accidental fall on February 20, 2013 in Swartz. Marty enjoyed studying his Bible. He had a "big heart" and was always willing to help a friend or someone in need. He loved everyone and he was loved.
Marty is survived by his mother, Jewel Harris Ruth of Bastrop and his father, Thomas Ruth of Flagstaff, Ariz.; two daughters, Shauna Lynn Aulds and her husband, Wesley "Spud" Aulds and Shayla Marie Black and her husband Justin Black all of Bastrop;
fiancee' Polly Seymour of Bastrop and children Patricia Loggins, Michelle Farrar and husband, Thomas Farrar, all of Bastrop, Jeffery Loggins and wife, Courtney Loggins of Sweetwater, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Makayla Breanne Aulds, Jacelyn Black, Jasmine Green, Allen Mathews, Chloe Mathews and Jayden Loggins; a sister, Roxanne Ruth Vercher of Houston, Texas and brother, James Michael Ruth and wife, Tamara Ruth of Bastrop; nephews, Eric Warren Vercher and Chaz Thomas Vercher and wife, Logan; nieces, Haley Ruth and Emily Ruth; brother-in-law, Keith Warren Vercher; great nieces, Bella Rose Garcia Vercher and Matalia Vila Garcia Vercher; the mother of his children, Ellen Terry Ruth of Bastrop; special friend, Willard "Buddy" Kelly of Bastrop; numerous loving aunts and uncles; and a host of extended family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers are Ricky Carroll, Matt Carroll, Berry Carroll, Derrick Middlebrooks, James Berry Middlebrooks and Wesley "Spud" Aulds.