Sgt. Ramon Lopez Flores, 66, of Lubbock passed away Friday, November 11, 2022. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a recitation of the rosary beginning at 6:00 p.m. the same evening. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 21, 2022, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Martin Pina officiating. Military Honors Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
Ramon was born August 15,1956, in Slaton, Texas, to the late Pedro and Alicia Florez. He was a graduate of Petersburg High School. Ramon joined the United States Marine Corps and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. Ramon reached the rank of Sergeant during his service and served until his honorable discharge on June 11, 1981. On February 18, 1983, he joined hands with Juanita Garcia in matrimony in Lubbock, Texas.
Ramon was a talented man and had many skills such as an auto mechanic, carpenter, electrician, and plumber. He loved life and in his spare time he enjoyed listening to Tejano music, bowling and playing pool. His family will always remember how great he was at grilling/barbequing and will miss watching the Dallas Cowboy games with him. He was a kind, loving man who was always willing to help anyone who needed a helping hand. He is loved and cherished by all. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him deeply.
He is preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Alicia Florez and twin brother Raul Flores.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Juanita Flores; sons Ramon Flores Jr. and Michael Flores; daughters Becky Florez, Cynthia Ramirez, Amanda Falcon, Melonie Falcon, Jennifer Falcon and Adrianna Falcon; 26 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.