Ramon Vera, 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Corpus Christi with his family at his bedside on April 17, 2014. Ramon was born in Benavides,Texas on May 5,1920 to Antonia and Guillermo Vera. He was a retired construction and oilfield worker. Ramon was a loving husband, caring father and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, parents in law, Rufino and Inez Sanchez, a son, Roel "Roy" Vera, three brothers, Gilberto, Pedro, and Salvador Vera, one sister, Elvira Vera.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Olivia S. Vera of Corpus Christi, two daughters, Alma (Jose) Garcia and Annie V. Jimenez both of Corpus Christi, one son, Raul (Elva) Vera, of Seguin, two brothers, Jesus Vera of Alice, Jesse "Chito" Vera of Ben Bolt, four sisters, Hermelinda V.Garcia of Alice, Maria V, Barnett of Corpus Christi, Janie V. Lopez of Hebbronville, Berta V. Solis of Manville seven grandchildren, Lydia, Belinda, Noe, Melissa, Tina, Alisa, and Adrian, 12 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Odyssey Hospice staff for wonderful care. We also thank the nurses aide's from Woolridge Rehab nursing home.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Chapel in Benavides with a Rosary recited at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides and burial will follow at the Benavides Cemetery. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left on our website: www.mauropgarcia.com