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Emilio Joel Ruiz III

August 10, 1967 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 53)


Emilio was born on August 10, 1967 in East Bernard Texas and took the hands of his Lord & Savior on July 8, 2021 at the age of 53. He was a proud U.S. Navy Veteran in which during his time served he was awarded with the National Defense Service Medal.  A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 3pm until 9pm at the Blackwell & Vazquez Funeral Home Chapel located at 750 Uvalde Rd in Houston Texas. Father Phil Lloyd will recite the Rosary at 7:30pm. A final viewing will take place the following day from 9am to 10:55 am at St. Theresa Catholic Church located at 6622 Haskell St. in Houston Texas. A Funeral Mass led by Father Phil Lloyd will begin promptly at 11am. We will then follow in Funeral Procession to Houston National Cemetery where Emilio will be laid to rest with Military Honors. 

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July 20, 2021

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Blackwell & Vazquez Funeral Home
750 Uvalde Rd
Houston, TX 77015

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Funeral Mass
July 21, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Theresa Catholic Church
6622 Haskell St.
Houston, TX 77007

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