In Loving Memory …

Ruby Louise Esser

Ruby Louise Esser, 76, of Sedalia passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.

She was born on December 26, 1944, in Warsaw, MO, a daughter of Charles William and Gertrude Laura (Davio) Garrett.  On June 15, 1963, in Sedalia, MO, she married Floyd Louis Leroy Esser, Jr. and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2003.

Ruby was a 1963 graduate of Cole Camp High School and she attended Faith Chapel Church in Cole Camp.  She enjoyed reading and playing computer games.  Ruby loved her dogs, butterflies, sun flowers and yellow roses.  Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Floyd L. Esser III (Alexandria) of Sedalia, Ernest Esser (Freedom) of Sedalia, and Troy D. Esser (Jennifer) of Memphis, MO; one daughter, Virginia L. Hampton (Samuel “Billy”) of Cole Camp, MO; two brothers, Henry Garrett of Independence, and Billy Garrett (Patricia) of Osceola; four sisters, Katherine Dietzman of Sedalia, Emma Collister, of Warsaw, Lizzabelle Kroenke of Sedalia, and Hazel Moore of Smithton; two sisters-in-law, Betty Garrett, and Dorothy Garrett; 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by four children at birth; three brothers, Charles Garrett, Albert Garrett, and Bobby Paul Garrett; two sisters, Margaruiette Kinyon Vansel, and Bonita Joann Ryan.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Heckart Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at the funeral home with burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the family of Ruby Esser.

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7 Responses

  1. Our deepest condolences fly high angel may you rest in peace we may not of talked all the time but whenever you needed me I was there ❤

  2. Aunt ruby was the best and the most amazing woman you could of ever known loved by everyone who met her I loved her so much you will be missed my ladybug fly high ladybug till we meet again

  3. Aunt ruby was the best and the most amazing woman you could of ever known loved by everyone who met her I loved her so much you will be missed my ladybug fly high ladybug till we meet again

  4. I didn’t know her but she was a beautiful woman. So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.

  5. Eventhough Ruby was not blood related she will always be sweet Aunt Ruby to me.She is with Uncle Floyd now and will be forever in hearts of everyone who knew her.She was a blessing to my mom when we lost my dad.

  6. Love you Aunt Ruby. My heart is broken. I’ll always remember your beautiful face and your Aunt Ruby laugh..
    I’m praying God gives your children, grandchildren and family the strength they will need to let you go to your final home and get through this toughest journey in life. We will meet again someday. Im sure there’s a big celebration going on in heaven welcoming you and reuniting with many loved ones we’ve had to let go in the past. R.I.P beautiful Aunt, until we meet again ..

  7. My deepest condolences to the Esser family. Ruby was a wonderful woman and I am blessed to have great memories of growing up in Lawndale having her as a neighbor. May you all find peace in knowing she touched so many lives. She will be greatly missed.

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