Ruben Munoz Sr.

Ruben Munoz Sr. CROSBYTON-Ruben Munoz Sr., 82, of Crosbyton went to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his family and loved ones on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Ruben married the love of his life, Elizabeth Granado, on Dec. 25, 1955; they moved and made Crosby County their permanent residence in 1967. Ruben was known for his work ethic and his helpful spirit. He retired in 1990, and touched many lives while working and living in Crosby County. Recently, he was still receiving phone calls from men he helped years ago, asking about his health. He loved spending time with his family and was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 30, 2012, at Trinity Worship Center located on 3rd and N. Emerald with the Rev. Joe Aguliar officiating. Burial will follow in Crosbyton Cemetery under the care of Adams Funeral Home, Crosbyton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Natividad and Maria Munoz; one sister, Raquel Thompson; and a niece, Gloria Garcia. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; four sons, Ruben Jr. and Elva Munoz, Joel and Shelley Munoz, Steve and Diane Munoz, Richard and Grace Munoz; one daughter, Cindy and Pete Payen; one brother, Rogelio Munoz; one sister, Rebecca Hinojosa; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Worship Center, PO Box 425, Crosbyton, TX 79322.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Nov. 30, 2012