A funeral mass for Javier Ramirez, 48, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Matias officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Mr. Ramirez died Friday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. A rosary will begin at 7 p.m. conducted by Father Matias.
Mr. Ramirez was born on Sept. 25, 1965 in Mexico.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
He is survived by his wife, Cristina Ramirez; sons, Jorge Luis, Francisco Javier and Angel Adan; daughters, Ernestina, Nallely and Maria Monica; grandchildren, Nicholas Andrew, Isaiah Axel, Noah Ray, Jacquelyn Rubi and Khloe' Adelynn, all of Palestine; his parents, J. Trinidad and M. Elena Ramirez of Mexico; five sisters, three brothers, several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.