CINCINNATI - Ruby Dean Elias, Age 90, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 at Siena Gardens Rehabilitation Center in Withamsville, Ohio. She was born September 11, 1932 in Maysville, Kentucky to George and Anna Belle Gault. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ted Elias, her son, Michael Ray (Eli) Elias and her brothers George and James Gault.
She leaves behind two sisters, Christine Johnston of San Francisco, California and Deborah Day (husband Terry) of Barbourville, Kentucky, honorary brother, Keith Smith of Irvine, Kentucky, her beloved companion and fur baby, "Roman", numerous nieces, nephews, her dear friends, Jeanie Smith, Danny Hall and Jennia Hall as well as countless other cherished friends and colleagues.
In her life, her bold and vivacious spirit left an indelible impression on many, particularly through her long-standing work in the retail industry, which included service as a Sam's Club Greeter at Eastgate, Cincinnati, Ohio for more than 20 years, She held the hearts and esteem of everyone she knew and she will be dearly missed. Services will be held at the convenience of the the family. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's.