He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Woodsboro. He was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by his brother Manuel Porras.
Survivors include his wife Andrea Vasquez of Woodsboro; five sons, Manuel Vega Jr. of Woodsboro, Michael Vega of Skidmore, Mark Vega, Anthony Vega, and James Vasquez, all of Woodsboro; one brother, Candido Porras of Woodsboro; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at Moore Funeral Home in Refugio.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Woodsboro. Burial was in LaRosa Cemetery in Woodsboro.