Ramiro G. Cortez

February 15, 1947December 16, 2012

Ramiro G. Cortez, age 65, passed away Sunday December 16, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX. Ramiro was a graduate of Bartlett High School where he played football for the Bulldogs. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ramiro was a little league coach, a Bartlett City Councilman, a member of the Lion’s Club, and the American Legion. He co-owned Slims Grocery and Laundromat in Bartlett, TX, and he worked at the Bartlett Tribune and Taylor Daily Press for many years. Ramiro is survived by his loving wife, Mary L. Cortez; his children, Elaine C. and Eric G. Woods and Ursula and Ramon Fuentes; his granddaughter, Kristian C. Woods; and numerous siblings, nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be held Wednesday December 19, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm at Goodnight Funeral Home in Bartlett, TX with a rosary at 7pm. Mass will be held on Thursday December 20, 2012 at 10am at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger, TX with burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Granger, TX


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • Rosary Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • Mass Thursday, December 20, 2012

Ramiro G. Cortez

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Larry Grigsby

December 29, 2012

To Ramiro's family. Thinking of your loss. I have fond memories of Ramiro growing up with him in Bartlett. Seeing recent pictures of him still playing the guitar brings back even more great memories, we used to "jam" some years ago. He was a great man.

December 21, 2012

Thinking of you and your family with prayerful condolences....Marjorie in Victoria TX


December 21, 2012

Thinking of you and your family with prayerful condolences...
Marjorie in Victoria TX

Benny Trevino

December 18, 2012

Mary and Family,
Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one. My prayers are with all of you in this hour of sorrow.

Benny Trevino (Abilene, Tx)

Nereida Everidge

December 18, 2012

Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I have lots of fond memories with you all and spending time with all of you.

Cynthia Hernandez

December 18, 2012

Please know you are in our hearts, minds, and prayers. We love you.

Elsa Castillo

December 17, 2012

Mary and Family, Our prayers are with you and all your family during this loss, please accept our sincere condolences and May God our Father continue to grow in your faith, love and hope. Roy & Elsa Castillo

Goodnight Funeral Home

December 17, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time