He was born on July 23, 1934, in Beeville to Regino and Juanita (Puentes) Salinas. He was employed as a ranch hand.
Mr. Salinas was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include three brothers, Alejandro (Maria) Salinas of Bonham, Miguel (Louisa) Salinas of Weslaco and Domingo (Martha) Salinas of Beeville; two sisters, Olivia (Manuel) Lopez of Beeville and Aurora Perez of Victoria; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Monday at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was recited at 7 o’clock that evening. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Services concluded at the church.