Ricardo Ortiz, 40, of Uvalde died on Jan. 11, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1977, in Uvalde to Yolanda (Ramos) and Pedro Ortiz.
Ortiz is survived by his companion, Rachel Melendez of Uvalde; one son, Matthew Ortiz of Uvalde; five stepdaughters, Santa Melendez, Valerie Ybarra, Elizabeth Ybarra, Evelyn Ybarra and Krisanta Melendez; one stepson, Juan Pablo Ybarra Jr.; four sisters, Yolanda Ortiz Flores and husband, Robert, Rose Mary Ortiz, Carolina Ortiz and Brenda Esparza; and two brothers, Pete Ortiz and wife, Rita, and David Ortiz, all of Uvalde; one grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation was held on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com