Raul B. Zapata passed away peacefully with family at his side on June 10, 2016. He was born on December 26, 1935 in Robstown, Texas. Raul worked for a number of years in the maintenance and custodial department of Memorial Hospital and then went to work for H.E.B. He was a very proud, dedicated and retired employee of H.E.B. Food Stores. After his retirement from H.E.B., he was an independent residential painter.

Raul was preceded in death by his wife, Maria G., parents Agapito and Sanjuanita Zapata, sisters, Minerva, Maria, Teresa and brothers, Daniel, Eliseo, Agapito, Jr. and Alfredo.

He is survived by sisters, Ofelia, Sister Delia, Jovita and brothers, Ramiro, Rene, Gilbert and Amador and numerous nieces and nephews and his legal guardian nephew, Rumaldo Z. Juarez.

The family wishes to thank all of the excellent care received by health personnel and support staff of the Third Floor East at Spohn Hospital on Shoreline.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 13, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted To: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.