David Ruggles, Miami resident, died at home Friday, August 28, 2009, after an illness. He was 54.

Mr. Ruggles was born Nov. 3, 1954, at Hutchinson, Kansas, to Alfred and Virginia (Wilson) Ruggles. He had worked as a policeman at Welch and Afton, before becoming a ranch worker on the Bar 30 Ranch.

He married Linda Garrettson on Sep. 18, 1983, at Miami. He had moved to Miami in 1983, and was a member of Bethany Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda, of the home, two stepsons and their wives, Danny and Jennifer Garrettson, Jr., of Miami, and Thomas and Kimberly Garrettson of Commerce, two brothers and their wives, Steve and Debbie Ruggles of San Diego, California, and Charles and Sally Ruggles of Narcissa, Oklahoma, a sister, Janet Ruggles of Ocean Beach, California, and five grandchildren.

The body has been cremated. A graveside committal service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2009, at Bluejacket Cemetery.

Arrangements provided by Adcock Funeral Home in Afton.