Ruben Alvarez, 70, of Tampa, Florida, passed on May 10, 2021. Ruben was born on February 04, 1951. He is survived by his wonderful wife Peggy and children Amber and Cory as well as 12 grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Hortencia and Ruben Sr. as well as his daughter Breanne and son Ryan. A Tampa native, Ruben attended Jefferson High School and spent 26 years as a distinguished member of the Tampa Police Department. His passions were fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. Ruben was an active member of his community and will be missed my many.