Ruby K. Webb, 88, of Morganton, NC, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2024. She was born on December 15, 1935 in Lincoln County to the late Otis King and Clemma Lackey King. Ruby was a member of First United Methodist Church of Morganton. She retired from J Iverson Riddle Developmental Center but continued her work at Western Piedmont Community College as a Comp Ed instructor at JIRDC. Ruby was very active socially and enjoyed playing bridge. She was a member of Sandy Beach Shag Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Webb; sister, Mary Wood; brothers, Otis King Jr. and Kenneth King; sister-in-law, Linda Webb.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Lea Anne Webb and Janie Mast (Grey); grandchildren, Kylie Mast, Thomas Mast and Hayden Mast; brothers, Clyde King and Johnny King (Brenda); sisters, Sue Setzer, Bobbi Potter and Kathy Wilson (Don); and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at Sossoman Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 2pm in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home. A private burial will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Ruby was such a special person! I enjoyed working with her at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center. RIP sweet friend. With love and prayers for the family.

—Robin Hennessee Laffey
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—Melissa Wilson
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—SHELLY SMITH
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We were saddened to here of Ruby's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers for the days to come.

—Sean, Bethany, & Bob Alexander

Janie You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this time of healing.

—M. Blackburn

Janie I'm a menber of Sandy Beach Shag Ckub where I met your mother and we instantly ❤ clicked...she loved ne bacaue my name is Janie and my Maiden name is Webb..I live in Marion but grew up in Bakersville. She was the cutest, sweetest lady you could ever hope to meet. I miss her at the club and I'm so sorry for our loss! Prayers for healing.

—Janie Butler

May you rest in eternal peace my friend Ruby… You will join Steve Baker, my dear Bill Arcebal and many other shag club friends… I will miss you 🙏🏼🙏🏼😍🙏🏼🙏🏼,

—Bernie Arcebal
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—Richard Branch
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—Edna Suttles

Such a sweet and kind lady!

—Keith A Abee
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