Walter E. Ruff

By February 27, 2018 Obituaries

Walter Edward Ruff, Sr., 90 of Hanahan SC passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018.  He is survived by his 6 children, Debra Dowling (Stewart), Paula Pullam (Ricky), Richard Ruff, Robin Bond (Mark), Beth Stevens (Sam) and Karen Drawdy (Ricky).  In additional to his children, he is survived by 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and his faithful and loyal dog Cooper.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Droze Ruff and son, Walter Edward Ruff, Jr.  The Family will receive family and friends from 6-8pm on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at First Church of Nazarene in Hanahan SC at 1055 Yeamans Hall Rd.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to for Alzheimer’s and Dementia research.


  • Anna Tierney Harvill says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. I know you were very close to your dad. Take comfort in knowing that you were a good daughter and he felt your love. We are praying for you guys. Love you! ?

  • Yvonne says:

    I will always remember Mr. Ruff as being a kind, hard working father and husband. Letting us go to the North 52 in the back of his pickup truck to watch movies. His home was alway open to everyone. So many fond memories growing up.Love and prayers to all of y’all. God bless Yvonne Dowling-Edlmann

  • Lisa Kuypers says:

    We have gained another angel, So blessed that I have so many great memories with Walt and the whole Ruff family. The best times hanging out at their home on Rivers Ave.from the good food to dancing to Soul train on Saturday mornings. I know he will be missed,but he is dancing in the sky with his love Betty.Bethie,you and Sam are amazing people,you both took such good care of your dad.I pray God will give you comfort and peace in this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time

  • Vickie Sudduth Santos says:

    My condolences to the Family of Walter Ruff. Prayers are sent your way ! May God surround each of you and and you find comfort in his arms

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