David Juan Ramirez
February 14, 1952 — December 27, 2016
David Juan Ramirez, 64, of Kemp, TX went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 27, 2016. He was born on February 14, 1952 to Nieves and Angelina Ramirez in Dallas, TX. David married Gloria Ramirez on July 23, 1971 in Dallas, TX. For 45 years they have been wonderfully in Love. David served his Savior Jesus by working through the church and helping people. He spent 20 proud years, from 1972-1992, in the Army stationed all over the world. He spent time in Korea; Ft. Hood, Texas; Darmstadt, Germany; Mannheim, Germany; and Ft. Lewis, Washington. He was well-known for his out of this world pancakes, as well as his tamales, menudo, brisket and ribs just to name a few. He enjoyed spending time bowling, shooting pool, playing bingo, the lottery, and card games; especially spades. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Gloria of Kemp, TX; children Felicia Amaro and husband Bobby of Grand Prairie, TX, Sophia Soria and husband Armando of Anchorage, AK, Angelina Carroll and husband John of Mesquite, TX, Bobbie Jo Ramirez of Aiea, HI, Violet Ramirez of Kemp, TX, Esther Ramirez of Westbury, NY, Priscilla Ramirez of San Diego, CA and David N. Ramirez of Kemp, TX; grandchildren LaNecia, Jacob, Leah Angelica, Marina, Alaina, Christopher, Alyssa, Victoria Sophia, Victor, Isaac, Gabriella and Krystal; great grandchildren Julian, Leighanna and Nathan; siblings Sylvia Tobar, Robert Ramirez, Belinda Rubio, Lucy Ramirez, Beatrice Cortez, Sara Lee, Brenda Villa, Ray Ramirez, Justo Ramirez and Santos Ramirez; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.