Carlos was born November 4, 1942 to Isidoro Diaz and Celvia Ramirez Diaz in Kenedy, Texas. He married Yolanda Muniz Diaz on December 18, 1961 in Levelland, Texas. He was a retired crew leader and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Yolanda Muniz Diaz of Winter Haven, FL; daughters, Anna Maria Coronado of Juanita FL, Esther Marie Diaz of Bartow, FL and Dahlia Glass of Alabama; son, Carlos R. Diaz, Jr, of Winter Haven; sisters, Yolanda Villarreal and Irma Cruz, both of Victoria; brothers, Isidro Diaz of Kenedy, Salome Diaz of Kenedy and Humberto Diaz of Frostproof, FL; 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his father Isidoro Diaz, mother, Celvia Ramirez Diaz; son, Cosme Diaz and brother Benito Diaz.
A rosary was recited Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at 7 p.m. in Eckols Chapel. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Burial followed at the Pettus Cemetery in Pettus, Texas.