Larry "Babubba" Otis Ruttley

May 9, 1955 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 65)


Larry “Babubba” Otis Ruttley, son of the late Elie & Savannah Ruttley, departed this life on April 18, 2021. His earthly journey began on May 9, 1955, in Williamsburg, Virginia.

He was educated in the Williamsburg-James City County Public School System. He was employed with the Williamsburg-James City County Public School System as a Bus Driver until his retirement. He also drove for the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority.

He was preceded in death by a sister Sylvia E. Tyler. He leaves to cherish his memories, two daughters, Ashley and Renika Ruttley; special grandson and friend, Dominique Ruttley; granddaughter, Decha'Ney Boyd; grandson, Ashton Ruttley; sister, Adriane Ruttley; four brothers, Ernest Ruttley, Stanley Ruttley (Karen), Eric Ruttley (Edith), and Marvin Ruttley; brother-in-law, Charles Tyler; special friends, Rosalyn Peterson, Tyrone Brown, Lois Delk, Valarie Hayes, Mike Hu, and Terry Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Whiting’s Funeral Home.  Due to the current health pandemic, only 50 people may be in attendance with facial coverings and social distancing requirements.  Livestream will be available at the start of the service Interment to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park.  Mr. Ruttley may be viewed on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-229-3011

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Walk-thru Viewing
April 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Whiting's Funeral Home
7005 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Funeral Service
April 24, 2021

12:30 AM
Whiting's Funeral Home
7005 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Video is available for this event

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