OBITUARY

Tony Jaramillo Rios

June 27, 1945October 25, 2018
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Tony J. Rios, 73, of Galveston, Texas, a much-loved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on October 25, 2018. He had bravely confronted and fought cancer. He was born June 27, 1945 in Galveston,Tx and resided in Houston, Tx for 48 years at 809 Jackson Hill.

Tony is survived by his wife Frances of 49 years, daughters Laura Benavides and husband Abel, Diana Rios and boyfriend Nick, Veronica Rios and boyfriend Julio, grandchildren Gabrielle, Abel Marcus, Giselle, Aiden and Lorenzo, brothers Johnny and Jesse, sisters Andrea and Beatrice, and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. Tony was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to everyone.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Susie Rios, and his sisters Irene, Dolores, Lori, Janie and Lupe.

Tony loved sports, especially football and baseball, where his favorite teams were the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He worked as a welder for 6 years, mechanic for 10 years and security for 15 years and retired soon after. In his retirement, he would enjoy taking day trips with the senior group from church. He also enjoyed being outdoors, staying active and was very handy. Tony was always there to help relatives and friends with household projects, or whatever else people needed him for.

A special thank you to the people at Amazing Grace Hospice in Katy, Tx for their loving care and support during his final days. Also, the family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude towards Katy Funeral Home & Crematory for being very accommodating and understanding during this difficult time.

Psalms 111:10 THE WAY TO BECOME WISE IS TO HONOR THE LORD; HE GIVES GOOD JUDGMENT TO ALL WHO OBEY HIS COMMANDS. HE IS TO BE PRAISED FOREVER.

“He fought a good fight, he kept the faith, he won the race!”

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

Tony Jaramillo Rios

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Roselyn Sluis

October 29, 2018

Dear Francis and Family,
My deepest condolences to you.
My heart aches for you for the loss of your most precious love, husband, father and grand papa. May God Bless you and heal your hearts. Rest In Peace Tony.
Blessing and Love,
Roselyn Sluis

Veronica Rios

October 28, 2018

My dad (the biggest Dallas Cowboys fan)

Veronica Rios

October 28, 2018

My dad w my mom and his first niece Denise & husband David & nephew Stevie

Veronica Rios

October 28, 2018

My dad w his last grandson Lorenzo (also my mom is in the photo)

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