Thomas Saenz Jr., died Saturday, Aug. 09, 2008.

He was born on Sept. 5, 1941 in Far Wells to Thomas Saenz Sr. and Maria Elena Longoria Saenz. He was a retired employee of Oxy Chemical, a member of the Knight of Columbus, and he was also in the emergency response team's organization for Oxy Chemical.

He was preceded in death by his father; his brother, Rodolfo Saenz, and his granddaughter, Layla Saenz.

He is survived by his wife, Inocensia "Beve" Saenz of Robstown; his children, Debra (Thomas) Pinon of Helotes, Thomas (Nora) Saenz III of Calallen, and Nicholas Thomas (Samantha) Saenz of Robstown; his mother, Maria Elena Saenz of Robstown; his brothers, Fidel (Maria) Saenz, Rodrigo (Balbina) Saenz, both of Robstown, Pedro (Purisma) Saenz of Italy, Ruben (Matilda) Saenz of Dallas, Mary (Senovio) Martinez of Robstown; his grandchildren, Timothy Pinon and Daniel Pinon, both of Helotes, Brandon John Saenz of California, Juan Tamez and Joel Tamez, both of Calallen, Nicholas Saenz, Bryan Saenz, Nicole Saenz and Trinity Saenz, all of Robstown; and numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 11 and 12, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.