Manuel Zepeda Ramos Sr. of Poteet passed away October 2, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in Bexar County on November 3, 1932 to Florentino and Matilda (Zepeda) Ramos.

Manuel is survived by his beloved wife, Mary (Sanchez) Ramos; sons, Oscar Ramos and wife Gabriella and Manuel Ramos Jr. and wife Norma; daughters, Gloria Mejia and husband Raymond, Sylvia Contreras and husband Jaime and Anita Villarreal and husband David; brothers, Adolpho Ramos and Rodrigo Ramos and sisters, Angie Carrasco and Irene Carrasco. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 33 greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Manuel is preceded in death by his parents, Florentino and Matilda Ramos; brothers, Paul Z., Fernando, Florentino Jr. and Carlos Ramos and sisters, Concha Aldana and Manuela Alaniz.

Visitation was conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 2p.m. to 9p.m. with a rosary recited at 7p.m. A funeral mass was celebrated at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10a.m., followed by interment at the Ramos Family Cemetery also in Poteet. For anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family, share memories or sign the online guestbook you may do so at

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