Royal Anthony Ruffin, 9-month-old infant son of Ashley Nichole Spaulding and Michael Anthony Ruffin of Whiteville passed on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at his home.
Final rites will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn with Elder Mike Jacobs and Elder Ricky Mason officiating. Interment will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery in Chadbourn.
The family will receive friends 1:30 p.m. until time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, Jimmy Laster.
In addition to his parents he is survived by three siblings, Aaliyah Spaulding of the home, Laniya Legrier and Lyla Ruffin both of New York; maternal grandparents, Angela Spaulding (Donald Woods) of Smithfield; paternal grandparents, Carl Mason of Fayetteville and Lynette Ruffin of New York; paternal great-grandparents, Laurine Mason of Chadbourn, Patricia Ruffin of New York and Robert Mason of Chadbourn.