Eric Andrade Salinas LUBBOCK- Eric Salinas of Lubbock passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at the age of 32. He was born Aug. 26, 1981 in Lubbock to Floyd and Josie (Andrade) Salinas. Eric graduated from Lubbock High School in 1999 and worked in the medical field before joining the U.S. Marine Corp in 2003. He married Lisa Garza on Feb. 15, 2012 in Lubbock. Eric was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Lisa; parents, Floyd and Josie Salinas of Lubbock; four daughters, Sierra Ruiz, and Sydney and Saegean Salinas, all of Carthage, Texas, and Gabriela Ramirez, of Lubbock; three sons, Brandon Massie, and Izaiah and Jacob Ramirez all of Lubbock; two brothers, J.R. Salinas and partner Chuck Bischoff of Ohio and Nicholas Salinas of Lubbock; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins that loved him dearly. Eric was preceded in death by his grandparents, Manuel and Ynez Andrade, and Ben and Eulalia Salinas. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Combest Family Memorial Chapel. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Combest Family Memorial Chapel. The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Brown, Dr. Reid and Dr. Skinner, and nurses, Candace, Kim and DeAnn for the loving care provided to Eric. Memorial donations in his name can be made to Hospice of Lubbock, 3702 21st St., Lubbock, Texas 79410. Please celebrate the life of Eric by visiting www.combestfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Sept. 10, 2013