Raymond L. Orta of Poteet passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the age of 84. He was born in Poteet on January 6, 1935 to Basilio and Atancia (Lara) Orta.
Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, Basilio and Atanacia Orta; granddaughter, Dorothy Belinda Orta; brothers, Simon, Paul, Jesse and Trine Orta and sisters, Elena Gonzales and Juanita Perez.
Raymond is survived by his beloved wife Hermelinda (Gamez) Orta of Poteet; son, Carlos Orta and wife Dawn of Fairfax, West Virginia; daughter, Criselda Orta Hilburn and husband Larry of Poteet; brother, George Orta of San Antonio and sister, Martina Peña of Poteet. He is also survived by grandchildren, Crystal G. Orta and fiancé Andrew Davila, Edward Perez, Jr., Andrew Perez, Chris Angel Perez, Joshua C. Orta, Hannah E Orta and Matthew C. Orta and great-grandchildren, Addison R. Davila, Sean A. Funetes, Mia A. Perez, Emma H. Rodriguez, Sophia G. Winters, Raelyn R. Cardenas and Aliyana R. Davila.
Visitation will be conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Friday, September 13 from 2-9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet on Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m. followed by interment at First Memorial Park Cemetery.