Oct. 12, 1998 - June 25, 2011
Christian Issac Lebron Ruiz, of Milton-Freewater, passed away June
25, 2011, at his home at the age of 12 years. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Ingle Chapel Church, 85372 Highway 339, Milton-Freewater. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, is in charge of arrangements.
Christian Lebron was born on Oct. 12, 1998, the son of Alexander Lebron and Brenda (Michelle) Riddle Ruiz in Glendale, Calif. He and his mother Brenda (Riddle) Ruiz moved to Milton-Freewater to be close
to Brenda's family when he was 2 weeks old. Christian attended area schools and was selected to be a member of the science club at his school and was able to attend science camp for the past three years.
He enjoyed swimming, bike riding, jumping on the trampoline, playing tetherball, video games, sleepovers and bonfires in the back yard with his big brother, friends and cousins. Christian was a very caring boy with a silly sense of fun. In his words, "I have an awesome life."
Survivors include his fathers, Antonio Ruiz of Milton-Freewater, Alexander Lebron of Lancaster, Calif.; his mother, Sherrie Ruiz of Milton-Freewater; sisters, Karen Sterns of Wasilla, Alaska, Alexis Ruiz of Milton-Freewater, Alyssa Ruiz of Milton-Freewater, Gisselle Ruiz of Milton-Freewater, Destenie Lebron of Lancaster, Calif., and Arianna Lebron of Lancaster, Calif.; brothers, Antonio Ruiz of Milton-Freewater and Keven Lebron of Lancaster, Calif.; grandmothers, Guadalupe Ruiz of Milton-Freewater and HiLaria Lebron of Los Angeles, Calif.; a great-grandmother, Adela Orgega, Los Angeles, Calif. ; his best friend, Hector Flores of College Place; and his many aunts, uncles and cousins. His mother, Brenda Riddle Ruiz, preceded him in death.