Felipe Ramirez Lopez Sr., 80 passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at his residence. Services for Mr. Lopez will be 2:00 pm Monday, May 4, 2015 at St. Isidore Catholic Church with Father Jacob officiating. Burial will follow at Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. There will be a rosary held 6:00 pm Sunday, May 3, 2015 at St. Isidore Catholic Church.
Felipe was born November 22, 1934 in Karnes City to Isabel and Marciana Lopez. He married Maria De LA Luz Maldonado on July 27, 1958 in Lamesa. He worked as a Gin Manager for The Abernathy Coop Gin for many years and was a very good handy man. He also was a big Dallas Cowboys fan and liked to Bar B Q, dance and spend time with his family. He was a crusista and President of the Parish Council for St. Isidore for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary “Nena” Lopez of Lubbock; three sons & daughters-in-law, Luis Lopez, Daniel & Melissa Lopez, Felipe Jr. & Cindy Lopez all of Abernathy; two daughters, Hilda Banda, Rachel Lopez both of Abernathy; three brothers, Y.B. Lopez Jr. of Lubbock; Johnny Lopez, Rudy Lopez both Midland; four sisters, Dora Toscano of Lamesa, Virginia Vasquez, Teresa Rodriguez both of Monohans, Gloria Garcia of LIdland; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three children, Felipe Lopez in 1959, Minerva Lopez in 1976, David Lopez in 1993; two brothers, Fred Lopez, Flabio Lopez; two sisters, Pauline Lopez, Lucia Garcia.