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Walter Larry Carruthers, 73, passed away on July 7, 2016 at a Houston area hospital. He was the husband of Ruth Beebout Carruthers. They shared 54 years of marriage together.

Born in Chariton, IA, he was the son of Quentin and Theo Carruthers. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1960. He has been retired and living in the Houston area since 2008.

He is survived by wife, Ruth Beebout Carruthers, 3 daughters and their families: Laura Carruthers Cheung, Lawrence, Sierra and Gabrielle Cheung; Jo Carruthers Lim, David, Madilyn and Chase Lim; Ellen Carruthers Flores, Thomas, Logan and Evangeline Flores; sister Margaret Carruthers, and brother Frank Carruthers. He was predeceased by parents Quentin and Theo Carruthers and brother Gary Carruthers.

The memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 6th at 1:00 at the Columbia Methodist Church, followed by sharing memories and fellowship from 2:00 to 5:00 at Columbia Community Center.

Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Columbia Methodist Church.
Published on July 12, 2016
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