Anthony F. “Tony” Ruff
December 7, 1964 - November 18, 2021
Anthony F. “Tony” Ruff, age 56, of Townsend, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
Born in Wilmington on December 7, 1964, he was a son of Sandra J. (Bianco) Ruff and the late Walter W. Ruff Jr. Tony proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and made his career as an Electrician for IBEW Local #313, for many years. In his leisure time, Tony enjoyed hunting, crabbing, and camping with family and friends. Most recently, he treasured the time spent with his grandson.
In addition to his father, Tony was preceded in death by his brother, Christopher P. Ruff Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Alison M. (Tweed) Ruff; son, Christopher L. Ruff (Elena); daughter, Lauren Ruff; brother, Michael Ruff (Elizabeth); sister, Stacey Carter; grandson, Bentley Leisey; and mother and father-in-law, Edward and Joanne Tweed as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tony’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.