Romeo G. Ramirez age 92, of San Angelo died on February 4, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.
Public viewing will be on Tuesday, February 9th from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Robert Massie Funeral Home. The rosary will be said at 6:00 PM in Robert Massie Riverside Chapel. The funeral mass will be on Wednesday, February 10th at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Jonathan Ramirez, Tyler Ledezma, Edgar Guerra, Connor Jost, Frank Alejandro and Martin Ledezma; honorary pallbearers are Don Priddy, Oscar Calderon, Michael Ramirez Jr and Mark Ramirez. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home. Please note that face masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Romeo was born July 6, 1928 in Kingsville, Texas to Romeo and Maria Garza Ramirez. He married Stella Falcon on September 16, 1957 in Ballinger, Texas.
He was a strong willed yet compassionate man that never met a stranger. Hard work was in his blood and he may have slowed down a little bit, but he worked until the age of 92. He retired from SESCO as a supervisor in the Winding department. He quickly returned to work as a vet tech at the San Angelo Veterinary Hospital. Romeo was exceptionally kind, considerate, thoughtful, and a caring father with a witty sense of humor and an infectious laugh. He was proud to be called dad, grandpa, or Grandpa Romeo by all who loved and respected him.
Romeo was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Viola; and a great-granddaughter Reanna.
He is survived by his children, Cindy Priddy and husband Don of Brownwood, Michael Ramirez and his wife Estella of San Saba, Mark Ramirez and his wife Gloria of Uvalde, and Sandra Ledezma and her beau Oscar Calderon of San Angelo; by a sister Maria Magdalena of Kingsville; his grandchildren, Katherine Priddy, Rebekah Ramirez, Michael Ramirez Jr. and spouse Misti, Jonathan Ramirez, Breanna Guerra and spouse Edgar, Tyler Ledezma, Anissa Calderon, Nyah and Nathan Torres; and his great-grandchildren, Paisley Jones, Brayden, Jayden, Stella, and Gracelynn Ramirez, Klohie Lavaris, Ariel Guerra, Mariah and August Ledezma; and great-great grandchild Kai Armstead.
Romeo had a special relationship with many. He held a very special place in his heart for Todd and Beth Henderson and family, His family and friends at the San Angelo Veterinary Hospital; Terrell and Cathy Sheen and family; Terry and Ana Hudson and family; Dr. Vincent Lam Sui and his staff; Dr. John Stevenson and his staff, Dr. Rudy Haddad and staff, and Melissa Hogg The family acknowledges appreciation and much gratitude for the care provided by Kindred at Home Health Care and Kindred at Home Hospice.
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