Pilar Hernandez Ruiz, Jr., 68, of Cuero passed away Friday, January 29, 2016. He was born June 13, 1947 in Robstown to Pilar Ruiz, Sr. and Maria Sulema Hernandez. Pilar married the love of his life, Maria Antonia Trevino, July 24, 1970 in Robstown. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. Pilar worked for the City of Cuero as a Street Department Foreman for 32 years.
He is survived by his wife, Maria; daughters, Belinda Guitierrez of Robstown, Yvonne Volz of Corpus Christi, Eunice Ruiz of Round Rock, Carolina Cerny of Shiner, and Rose Lantz of Corpus Christi; son, Pilar T. Ruiz, III; sister, Sylvia R. Mejia of Cuero; and 13 grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia Ruiz; grandson, Ethan Andrew Volz; and brother, Rene Ruiz.