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Michael "Mike Ruff" Ruffin
May 13, 1961 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Mr. Michael “Mike Ruff” Ruffin, 62, departed this life August 3, 2023 at his home.
Mr. Ruffin was born May 13, 1961 in Youngstown, the son of James Sr. and Yvonne Whitted Ruffin. He was a 1980 graduate of South High School and attended New Castle School of Trades for Welding. He was employed by various companies as a welder and retired in 2018. He enjoyed fishing and was a diehard Pittsburgh Steeler Fan.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Dilonna Jones; three daughters; Ronni Edwards, MyKhael and Tyler Ruffin who is expecting a grandchild; his sister; Benola Ruffin and brother Gerald L. Ruffin Sr.; a granddaughter Amore Rice; two nephews; Marcus Singleton and Gerald L. Ruffin Jr., a niece Jamie Ruffin; two brother-in-laws; John Bowers of Georgia and Curtis Jones of Youngstown; and a sister-in-law Diane Ruffin of Warren
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; Belinda Ruffin and Darlene Lewis a brother James Ruffin Jr.; a niece Ginger Ruffin.
Visitation will be 1:00-2:00pm, Wednesday August 16, 2023 at L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home with funeral services at 2:00pm.
Services of Love and Dignity entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.