Victor Ramirez Jr., 77, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.

He was born on April 29, 1933 in Ricardo to Victor and Paulita Garza Ramirez Sr.

He was a longtime resident of Robstown but had lived in Orange Grove for the last 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Carlos Ramirez; three sisters, Anastacia Pena, Benita Gaona and Julia Mata; and a grandson, Joshua Lee Galvan.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margarita Ramirez of Orange Grove; his children, Gracie (Rene) Garcia, Larry (Lydia) Ramirez, Gloria (Joe) Flores, Lucy (Rene) Salinas, and Virginia (Joe) Caudillo, all of Orange Grove; three brothers, Gregorio Ramirez of Orange Grove, Nieves Ramirez of Kingsville, and Lolo Ramirez of Refugio; 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at River Hills Baptist Church in Corpus Christi. Burial will follow at Orange Grove Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.