Mr. Ortiz was born on May 6, 1928, in San Antonio. He was retired from the Beeville Independent School District.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia C. Ortiz.
Survivors include two daughters, Amalia (Ismael) Silva and Estella Ortiz; four sons, Alfredo Ortiz Jr., Ray (Teresa) Ortiz, Eddie Ortiz and Robert Ortiz; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren, all of Beeville.
A rosary was recited at 8 p.m. Monday at Treviño Funeral Home. The funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 o’clock Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church. Burial followed at Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Arnold Garza, Daniel Rene Contreras, J.R. Casas, Ryan Briseno, Richard Gonzales and Isaac Silva.
Treviño Funeral Home