Harold J. Ruth, of Lehigh Acres, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, of lung cancer.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years.
He was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church, where he served as an usher, a lifetime member of The Knights of Columbus, Counsel 6265, Assembly 1727, and a longtime member of the Elks Club, American Legion, VFW, DAV, and NRAF.
He was an avid golfer and loved traveling, sports and music. He also took great pride in his yard and always enjoyed being with family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Patti (Bill), Mary and Mike; grandchildren, Chris and Michael; sister; Catherine; a very special friend, Doris; and many friends.
He preceded his wife of 42 years, Emma Belle.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the American Lung Association.