He was born Feb. 10, 1954, to Antonio and Olga Ramirez.
He is preceded in death by his father, Antonio Ramirez; and his brother ,Joe Ramirez,
Survivors include his mother of Refugio; his wife of 18 years, Roberta Ramirez of Refugio; one daughter, Desarae and her husband Russell Escamilla of Portland, three sons, Anthony and Santa Ramirez of Ingleside, Brian Ramirez, and Thomas Ramirez, both of Refugio; one sister, Sandra Hernandez of Corpus Christi; five brothers and their spouses,Michael and Irma Ramirez of Woodsboro; Camilo and Mary Hellen Ramirez, Dennis Ramirez, Arturo and Gloria Rodriguez, all of Refugio, and Anthony and Michelle Resendez of Victoria; and seven grandchildren.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at St. James Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Refugio.
Pallbearers were his nephews and brothers.
Honorary pallbearers were Carlos Solis and Basic Energy Employees.