ROTAN – Ricardo "Ricky" Ortega, 48, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Rotan.
A Rosary will be prayed Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rotan, with burial following at Belvieu Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.
Ricky was born in Weslaco, Texas on Feb. 1, 1965 to Narciso and Maria (Montez) Ortega. He spent most of his working life farming. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Ricky was a lifelong resident of Rotan and a Catholic.
Ricky is preceded in death by his parents (Narciso and Maria Ortega), and four brothers (Luis, Narciso Jr., Moses and Narciso Ortega).
Ricky is survived by two brothers, Vicente Ortega of Rotan and Gregorio Ortega of Whitesboro; six sisters, Graciela Frausto of Rotan, Lucy Olguin of Sweetwater, Sandra Ortega of California, Juanita Pacheco of Whitesboro, Alicia Vela of Robstown and Elena Gonzalez of Robstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at www.weathersbeerayfh.com .