Raul "Rauly" G. Ramirez Sr.February 10, 1929 ~ December 22, 2017 (age 88)
Passed away on Dec 22nd 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Rauly was born on Feb 10th 1929 in Merced CA to Sarah and Joe Ramirez. Rauly retired from B.A.C. Pritchard’s cooling tower production plant, where he was a production foreman and head of the fiberglass fabrication department.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. He also enjoyed working in his wood shop. He used his woodworking skills to start a Christmas tree stand making business for many years. Rauly was an excellent pool player, & table top shuffle board player, he enjoyed playing with his son’s & grandchildren.
Rauly is survived by his loving wife of 70 yrs. Carmen, sons, Raul JR.(Patricia), Tommy(Mary), daughter, Sandra Olivarez(Eddie). Along with 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his eldest daughter Rosemary Santos and grandson Jesus “Apa” Santos.
A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 5, 2018 at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 3050 Winton Way in Atwater. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Atwater. The burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Merced.