Mr. Ruddock was born March 12, 1929, in Nueces County to Audrey Marie (Stout) Ruddock and Clyde Boatner Ruddock. He married Mary Evelyn Wilkinson on Oct. 16, 1950, in Seguin.
Survivors include his wife; three children, Darlene (Rick) Nelson; Cynthia (Mark) Goodwin and Freeman Leon Jr. (Betty) Ruddock; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and siblings.
Interment and services were held at George West Cemetery, George West, Live Oak County on Saturday, May 5, at 1 p.m.
Service and arrangements were under the direction of Galloway and Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers.