Raul Ramirez, age 73, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Jennie Sealy Hospital. He was born in Tamaulipas, Mexico on December 9, 1947. He came to Galveston in 1975 and began working on ships at the Port of Galveston. He traveled all over the world. He was a well-known musician here on the Island, playing the keyboard, guitar and drums. Each year you could find him performing at the Mardi Gras. He also enjoyed playing Bingo. His greatest love was spending time with his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by all of those who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his wife Gertrude Anne Ramirez.
He is survived by his children, Raul Ramirez, Jr and wife Tia, Jose Noel Ramirez and wife Ashley, Laura Ramirez and Lilia Ramirez and husband Bobby; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Esther Ramirez; and numerous other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home, with Reverend Joe S. Garcia, Jr officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2500 Fondren Rd, #100, Houston, Texas 77063.
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