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Ramiro Tijerina

January 15, 1941 ~ September 4, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

Ramiro Tijerina of Kingsville, TX passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 4, 2022, at the age of 81.  He was a loving and supportive husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  Ramiro had a loving energy of his ranch and horses, through a joyful journey that he deeply cared for; he also enjoyed deer hunting.  Ramiro loved making leather cases for his guns and making wood canes.  He was a proud U.S. Marine Corp veteran, who proudly served his country during the Vietnam era and retired from Celanese as an electrician.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Omelia V. Tijerina; parents, Carlos and Juanita Tijerina; and daughter, Elva Perez.

Among those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Hilda Escobedo; son, Rolando V. (Norma G.) Perez; grandchildren, Ruby Ann Escobedo and Johnny Escobedo; great grandchildren, Anyssa, Gianni, and Zanae Escobedo from Phoenix, Arizona; and numerous extended family members.

The family will receive condolences on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM; with a holy rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, September 12, 2022, at St. Martin Catholic Church.  A Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at Chamberlain Cemetery. 

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Ramiro

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary


Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Turcotte - Piper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Holy Rosary
Sunday
September 11, 2022

7:00 PM
Turcotte - Piper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Video is available for this event


Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
September 12, 2022

10:00 AM
St Martin Catholic Church
715 N. 8th St.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Video is available for this event


Rite of Committal and Interment
Monday
September 12, 2022

11:15 AM
Chamberlain Cemetery
735 West Caesar Avenue
Kingsville, TX 78363

Video is available for this event


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