We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Fife Funeral Home
Ruben Melendez, age 63 of Ft. Worth, Texas, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Josie Melendez; 2 step sons, Michael (Samantha) Olvera and Joe (Alicia) Faz; step grandchildren: Alanna, Leo, Mia and Noah; father, Vincent Melendez; siblings: Teri Melendez, Jerry Melendez, MaryLou Keddy and Laura (Mario) Samaniego; nieces and nephews: Sara (Conrad) Leon, Sarah and James Keddy, Mike and Liz Melendez, Angelica Quijas, Alyssa Arreguin, Mario and Faith Samaniego; 2 grand nephews, Josiah and Giovanni Leon; and many cousins who loved him. Preceded in death by his mother, Alice Quijas; brother, Ronnie Melendez;
Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, July 8, 2022. Private cremation to follow.
Ruben was a Telecommunications Engineer for more than 35 years and took pride and loved his work. He was an avid runner and he will always be remembered for caring for his aquariam fish, tomato and avocado plants and the genuine devotion to his family. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com