He was born Aug. 16, 1931 in Karnes City to Ramon Espinoza Sr., and Ermilinda Guerrero Espinoza. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force serving as a Fire Chief. Raymond was a VFW member, and a former Karnes City Volunteer Fire Fighter.
Survivors include his wife Sybil Munoz Espinoza; sons, Carlos Espinoza, Michael Espinoza, Stephen Espinoza, and Ray Espinoza; step-son Raul Serenil; step-daughters Selina Davila and Sonia Rodriguez; sixteen grandchildren; sister Eva Rodriguez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers David and Albert Espinoza.
Visitation was held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City with a funeral service at 3 p.m., Saturday. Funeral services conducted by David Camacho. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.