Manuel Armando Ruiz Mercado, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away on January 21, 2021, at the age of 65. He was born June 27, 1955, in San Juan de Guadalupe Durango, Mexico to Jose Ruiz and Midia Mercado. Armando was quite the handyman and enjoyed working on cars. He enjoyed going to the lake and going out to dinner. Armando enjoyed going on vacations, especially to Destin, Florida. He was very active and was always fixing things around the house. Armando enjoyed family get-togethers and having a cold Budweiser and cooking out with the family. He had been employed at Little Giant Pump Company and retired after 10 years of service. His first love was being with his wife, Rosa, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. His grandchildren would light his world up and he spoiled them daily. Armando is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Rosa; 1 son, Luis Ruiz; 3 daughters, Alma Ruiz, Sandra Ruiz, and Rosa Ruiz; and 7 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jose & Midia; and his daughter, Patricia Ruiz. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at the Lynlee Mae Chapel, located at 507 E. Main Street, in Moore, Oklahoma. Interment to follow at Moore Cemetery, in Moore, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel, Moore, Oklahoma.
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