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Ricardo “Ricky” Ortiz

Ricardo “Ricky” Ortiz, 60, was called to his eternal resting place on May 18, 2019. He was born Nov. 13, 1958 to Jose P. and Margaret Lopez Ortiz.

He was a longtime commercial shrimper and a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed. His grandchildren were the light of his life and he loved each one of them very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Madilyn Munoz.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his daughters, Jennifer Munoz (Mark) and Margaret Ann Ortiz both of Corpus Christi; brothers, Jose Ortiz Jr., Ramon Ortiz, Sr., and Johnny Joe Ortiz (Joann); sisters, Della Fuentes (Tony), and Frances Murphy (Nathan) of Aransas Pass; five grandchildren, Heaven Meza, Mia Munoz, Heart Meza, Mikaylee Munoz, and Mark Anthony Munoz Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation was held and a Holy Rosary recited Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home.

Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 23, 2019 at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. A Christian burial followed at Prairie View Cemetery all in Aransas Pass, Texas.

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Arrangements entrusted to:Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory


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