Richard J. Atkins, 45, of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. He was born on August 4, 1969 in Fremont, the son of Dennis Lee Atkins and Cynthia (Martin) Ruiz. He attended Fremont Ross High School.
Richard worked for Kenny Ruiz Masonry and also for Whirlpool Corporation. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing and trapping. He loved the outdoors.
Richard is survived by his mother and step father, Cynthia and Kenny Ruiz, Fremont, OH; siblings, Aaron (Renee) Atkins, Fostoria, OH, Karey Ruiz, Denise Atkins, Kenny (Heather) Ruiz, Jr, Rosemary Ruiz, Mary (Doug) Filliater, Jesus Ruiz, all of Fremont, OH, Anne Ruiz, Toledo, OH and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Lee Atkins and grandmother, Betty Jane Manahan.
Visitation: Thursday 10 to Noon and 2 to 3:30 p.m. with service starting at 3:30 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH
Memorials: To the family
Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com