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Johnny Razo

November 12, 1939 — September 16, 2021

Marfa, Texas

Johnny Nunez Razo, passed away on 09/16/2021 in Marfa TX.
Rosary will be 09/21/2021 @ 9:30am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Funeral Services will be held on 09/21/2021 at 11:00am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Marfa TX with Father Mata.   Burial will follow at Merced Cemetery.   Arrangements are by Alpine Memorial Funeral Home, Alpine TX.
Johnny was born in Fort Davis, TX to Juan and Ida Razo on 11/12/1939.  He attended school in Fort Davis TX.  He married the love of his life, Viola Pacheco on 06/02/1963 in Marfa TX, St. Mary’s Church.  Johnny and Viola renewed their wedding vows on their 25th and on their 50th Anniversary at St. Mary’s Church.  He worked for many years with Exxon as a roustabout and worked for 30 years for Marfa Independent School District as a most beloved Custodian.  Johnny was a Veteran and served in the Army.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa, enjoyed spending time with his wife and family.
Johnny was preceded in death by his mother Ida Razo, infant son John Anthony Razo, sisters Irene Sotello and Sara Saldana, father Juan Razo, brothers Joe and Manuel Razo, and Son in law James Gilly.
Johnny is survived by his wife of 58 years Viola, daughters Yvonne Zubiate and Tony Manriquez of Shafter TX, Naomi Gilly of Marfa TX, Yolanda Gordon and Clifford of Odessa TX, Valerie Razo of El Paso TX.  Grandchildren John Anthony (Estrella- Kendra, Kiara), Luz Alma (Jesse), Yvette (George- Diego, Juan, Emilio, Amaya), Aaron, Jasalyn (Jr.), Cencee, Faith, CJ, Vanessa (Caleb), Justice, and Martika.  Brothers Mike and Chuck Razo.
Pallbearers will be John Anthony Razo, Clifford John “CJ” Gordon, Jesse Brito, George Muniz, Edward Catano, and Chuck Salgado
Honorary pallbearers Tony Manriquez, Cliff Gordon, Robert Melendez, Aaron Razo, Diego Muniz,
Juan Muniz, and Emilio Muniz

The Razo Family wishes to extend our sincere Thanks to Rose Mary Jacquez, Hilda Marquez, Sammy Sailor, Claudio Nunez, and everyone who stopped by to assist our parents in some way.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, September 20, 2021

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Alpine Memorial Funeral Home

209 W Sul Ross Ave, Alpine, TX 79830

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Recitation of the Rosary

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Cathiolic Church

211 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX 79843

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

211 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX 79843

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Interment following funeral service

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Merced Cemetery

, Marfa, TX 79843

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