August 17, 1937-April 29, 2018
Antonio I. Ramirez, 80, passed away on April 29, 2018. He was born on August 17, 1937 to Carlos A. and Ventura R. Ramirez in Mission, Texas. He was the beloved husband of Mary Esther Ramirez for 54 years, the father of four children, grandfather to four, and great grandfather to two.
Antonio participated in several civic, fraternal and patriotic organizations including the Boy Scouts of America as a Scout Master, St. Mary’s University Alumni Association, The 100 Club of San Antonio, The Knights of Columbus Councils 624 and 4786, Catholic War Veterans Post #4, Disabled American Veterans, and the Society of Logistics Engineers. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Booster of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and The Order of Franciscan Missionaries. Antonio was an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener.
Antonio is preceded in death by his daughter Margaret J. Ramirez, father, mother and brother Enrique. He is survived by his wife, Mary Esther Ramirez; children Retired CPO David A. Ramirez (Judith Ramirez) from Pensacola, FL, Patrica A. Hutson (Larry Hutson) from Jacksonville, FL, and Lt. Col. Roland E. Ramirez from Plato, MO; grandchildren Jessica K. Lang (Jerry Lang), Zachary D. Ramirez, Jessica N. Boguslawski (John Boguslawski III), and Renee M. Ramirez; great-grandchildren Brayden J. Lang and Riley L. Lang. He is also survived by his siblings Jose, J. Carlos, Maria, Miguel, and Ramon.
The family would like to thank the many family and friends for your prayers, visits and calls. May the Lord bless you all!
Visitation: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rosary: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Castle Ridge Mortuary
Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 11:45 a.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
Interment: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:00 p.m.
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery