Hijinio R. Velasquez, Jr., 94, went to be with our Lord on December 20, 2016. He was born on October 01, 1922 in Lyford, Texas to Hijinio Velasquez, Sr., and Antonia Ramirez Velasquez. He retired from H-E-B after 37 years of service. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 54 years, Matilde M. Velasquez; two sons, Higinio Velasquez, III, Victor M. Velasquez, Sr., and his brothers, Carlos, Julian, Andres and Fred Velasquez.

He is survived by his children, Julian (Lucy) Velasquez, Richard Velasquez, Carlos (Cecilia) Velasquez, Robert Velasquez, Roland (Lupe) Velasquez, Rosa Linda (Cipriano) Ramon, and Maria (Ciro) Maldonado; his sisters, Herlinda V. (the Late Isaias) Sanchez, Lupe V. (the Late John) Andrades, Teresa V. (Jesus) Vasquez, Lillie V. (Claro) Lara, and Antonia V. (Jake) Medina. He was also blessed with 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. Burial will follow Robstown Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

The Family would like to give a Special Thanks to his caregiver Eva Espinoza for her dedicated years of service in caring for Hijinio.

Arrangements Entrusted to Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.