Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Ray B. Longoria, Sr., 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at McCoy Chapel or Memories, recited by Johnny Cave.
Longoria died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
He was born Oct. 20, 1946, in Charlotte, TX. He married Trinidad DeLeon on Aug. 31, 1968, in Hereford, TX. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and had worked as a roustabout in the oil fields and for Hill Services in Sweetwater. He had lived in Sweetwater in 1986.
Survivors include his wife, Trini Longoria of Sweetwater; four sons, Ray Longoria, Jr. and wife Gloria of Sweetwater, Jose Longoria and wife Angela of Sweetwater, Eddie Longoria and wife Angie of Huntsville and Michael Longoria of Sweetwater; two daughters, Mary Mejia and husband Michael of Sweetwater and Sally Peña and husband Daniel of Sweetwater; three sisters, Esther Vasquez and husband Ruben of Austin, Connie Caballero of Marble Falls and Estella Longoria of Sweetwater; and 17 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Carlos Longoria in 1994; his parents, Edward and Ramona Longoria; and two brothers, Carlos and Edward Longoria.
Pallbearers will be Ray Longoria, Jr., Jose Longoria, Michael Longoria, Carlos Longoria, Raul Longoria, Zack Longoria, Isaac Longoria and Armanda Araguz.