Funeral services for Patricio Valverde Ramirez, 63, of Vernon, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 in Vernon will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Matt Davila. Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Ramirez was born Monday, March 17, 1952 in Rosebud. He was the son of the late Faustino Ramirez and the late Martha Valverde Ramirez. He married Dora Rodriguez on Aug. 22, 1977 in Vernon. He moved to Vernon in 1960 from Rosebud. He was a farmer, rancher and a bricklayer in Vernon. He was a evangelistic musician, leading praise and worship. He was an avid gardener and fisherman. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
He is survived by his wife, Dora Ramirez of the home; four sons, Isaias Ramirez of Wichita Falls, Juan Ramirez of Wichita Falls, Timothy Ramirez of Vernon, and Jonathan Ramirez of Vernon; four brothers, Jesus Ramirez of Vernon, Bill Ramirez of Vernon, Pete Ramirez of Bowie, and Pedro Ramirez of Vernon; six sisters, Anita Rodriquez of Wichita Falls, Mary Ramirez of Vernon, Faye Ramirez Montes of Vernon, Nicki Florez of Lubbock, Helen Florez of Aspermont, and Lola Ramirez of Lubbock, and 15 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ignacio Ramirez, Faustino Ramirez, Jr., Porfirio Ramirez and one sister, Rita Maldonado.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.