Rudolph “Rudy” Ramirez, 81, of Port Lavaca passed away Jan. 3, 2020. He was born Aug. 20, 1938 in Port Lavaca to Richard and Frances Ramirez.

He served in the US Air Force, was a member of the American Legion and was retired from Union Carbide.

He is survived by his son, Rusty Ramirez (Susan); sisters, Ruth Ramirez Alvarado and Mary Jane Soto; brother, Ysmael G. Ramirez; and grandchildren, Ethan Ramirez and Austin Kimbrough.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Jane Norwood; second wife, Opal “Honey” Frazier; son, Bobby Ramirez; parents; and brothers, Roque Ramirez and Johnny Ramirez.

A private visitation will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or American Heart Association.

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