Billy F. Ruh, 96 of Beatrice, died Friday morning, March 8, 2024 at Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams.  He was born on February 12, 1928, in Beatrice to Fred and Elsie (Knowles) Ruh.  Billy graduated from Beatrice High School and served in the Nebraska National Guard from 1952-1955.  He married Helen Huston in July of 1951 and they lived in Beatrice.  He was a welder/pipe fitter for the city gas company for many years, retiring in 1988.  Billy enjoyed working in his yard.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Ruh of Beatrice; son, Duane Ruh (friend, Lynette Jurgens) of Beatrice; two granddaughters, Angela Ruh and Breanne (Nick) Pflanz; four great-grandchildren, Jessie, Leo, Katie and Kristen; sister, Kathleen Peters; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Elsie Ruh; sisters, Lorene, Eleanor, and Maxine; brother, Harold.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice with Pastor Sharon Schuster officiating.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the family’s choice.   Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Beatrice.