Viewing and visitation for Ramiro Cervantez Sr., 85, of Idalou will be from 1:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary beginning at 6:00 pm, the same day. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2021 at Idalou Cemetery with Father Dhass officiating. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel.
Ramiro went to join his Lord and Savior on Thursday January 14, 2021. He was born January 14, 1936 in Staples, Texas to the late Deciderio and Theodora Cervantez. He married Minerba Chagolla in October 1958 in Lubbock. Ramiro was a hard worker and worked for the City of Lubbock in the Sanitation Department for many years. He was a “Big” Dallas Cowboys fan. He also loved music; played the guitar, accordion and many other instruments. He was also a very good singer. Ramiro was a selfless person who was always there to help anyone in need. Most of all, he loved to spend time with his family and wanted to assure his wife was taken care of as well.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother Moses Cervantez and a sister Guadalupe Cervantez.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Minerba Cervantez,; two sons Ramiro Cervantez Jr. and wife Lisa, and David Cervantez both of Idalou; three daughters, Margie Garza and husband Joe of South Carolina, Nancy Villegas and husband Roy of Idalou, Veronica Rodriguez and husband Paul of Idalou; five brothers, Domingo Cervantez, Ruben Cervantez, David Cervantez George Cervantez, Felix Cervantez; six sisters, Frances Ramirez, Emma Rodriguez, Eva Guerrero, Susanna Garcia, Janie Pacheco, Amparo Leos; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The Cervantez family would like to thank Calvert Home Health and especially Donna Brazell NP and the medical staff for their love and care of Ramiro. Also; the family would like to thank family and friends for there support in their time of need.
According to local and state guidelines, facemasks will be required at all times during visitation and funeral services. Temperatures will be taken upon entering funeral home