April 21, 1933 – July 23, 2019
Ruby Gayle O’Cain loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who passed this life at her daughter’s home in Yucca Valley surrounded by her loving family.
Ruby was born in Mt. Pleasant, TX, to Olin and Phema Smith. She grew up in Texas, married the love of her life, John, in La Puente, CA., on August 27, 1949, and moved to Wofford Heights in 1976. Ruby and John owned and operated O’Cain Hardware in Kernville for 24 years.
She found great joy in her gardening, cooking, and running the hardware store. She was loving, humorous, faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched.
Ruby is survived by her adorable husband, John, just shy of 70 years; her daughter, Betsy; and her son and daughter-in-law, John and Nancy of Fullerton, CA.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters Ruth and Barbara of Oregon and her dog, Roxie.
Due to great distance from friends, service for immediate family in Orange County at a later date.