Ruby Mae Via, born September 7, 1942, in Albemarle county passed in her sleep on the morning of February 10, 2022 at her home in Schuyler, VA. The world has a heavy heart today. An Angel spread her wings and ascended to Heaven to be with the family and friends that preceded her in death. Rosa J Herring (Grandmother), Beulah Herring, (Mother), Allen Via (Father), Cheryl Sipe (Daughter), Freddy Sipe (Son), Brandy Snow (Granddaughter), Daisy Via (Sister).
She is survived by her lifelong partner Otha Thomas Evans of Schuyler VA. A special man that cared for her as best as anyone could possibly do right up until she took her last breath for almost a half and century by her side, she never wanted for anything. Most know him as Johnny Evans.
She is also survived by Linwood Anthony Via (Son) & DeeDee McKinney (daughter-in-law) Raymond Eugene Sipe (Son), Jonathan Edward Sipe (son) Joe Via (brother) ,Florence Via (stepsister), Claude Herring (brother) and other family and friends Ricky Evans, Steve Evans, Kimberly Evans McDonald, Mick McDonald Tommy Evans, Lori Evans, Dave and Debra Wheeler, Greg King, Katie Sipe, Trentin Musselman, David Hager Aryan and Michael Owens, Crystal Garrison, Jesse and Freddy Smith, Brandon Graves and Samantha Graves, Lacy Viar, Linwood Via Jr Melissa Via, Randall Via, Jason Via (Whitney) ,Mary Mussleman, Jesse Mussleman, David, The Banton Family, Mac and Else Clements, Tammy and William Rice Josie Rice Richard Evan's, David Mussleman, Paula Pearce ,Mike and Silas Deluca ,Matt, Tony Napier, Edith Allen and Family The Napier Family The Wyant's, The Herring's, The Evan's, The Via's, the Craig family, The Sandridge and The Randolf's, The Booths' and 23 grand and great grandchildren as well as many other family and friends whose lives she touched.
A graveside service will be at Alberene Cemetery at 2:00 pm on Tuesday February 15, 2022 with Pastor Jon Cranie officiating.
Family night is Sunday February 13, 2022 from 6-7 pm at Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston.
Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel, Lovingston (434-263-4097).