Ramiro Jaime

Ramiro J. Jaime affectionately known as Coach Jaime, went to be with our Lord on Saturday June 15, 2013. Ramiro was born on November 30, 1930 in Asherton, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father Mariano Jaime, mother Ester Jaime, and sister Amparo Mata. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Nevolena Jaime, His Sons Ramiro Jaime Jr (Kim) Edward Jaime, his Grandchildren Megan Marie Jaime, Melanie Michelle Jaime, Julieta Esperanza Jaime, Daniel Luellen, and Brandy Luellen. He is also survived by his siblings Ramon Jaime, Armandina Rodriguez, Uncle Alfonso Benavidez, Cousins, and numerous nieces, and nephews. Ramiro graduated from Asherton High School in 1950. A proud Trojan, he was an excellent athlete and student. While in High School, he earned All District Honors in Football, Basketball, and Baseball. After attending one year at San Marcos University, he was drafted and chose the U.S Marine Corps. He served his country from 1951-1953. After completing his service to his country, he attended Sul Ross University in Alpine, Texas. He was the first Hispanic to play for The Lobos Baseball team, who went on to win NAIA national college championship in 1957. He earned a BS degree in Physical Education, with minors in Spanish and Biology. In 1961, he received a masters of Education and Administration from Sul Ross State University. His first coaching job was in Big Springs, Texas where he took his Jr. High teams through city league plays without a loss of game for two years. During this time he also managed and played in The New Semi-pro Baseball League called the New Mex-Tex Baseball League Big Spring Tigers. In 1960, he returned for 9 years to his hometown to teach and coach the Asherton High School Trojans. Later; he moved to Crystal City where he coached and was named Principal at the Grammar school. In 1974, he moved his family to Somerset, Texas where he worked as a High School and Middle School counselor. He retired in 1992 after 36 years in the Educational Field.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 5 PM with the Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 9:00 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow at Mission Burial Park South. Serving as Pallbearers: Manuel Lozano, Ernesto Mata, Adrian Arredondo, Ablardo Arredondo, Richard Jaime, Rodrigo Jaime.
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Funeral Home

Mission Park Funeral Chapel - South
1700 SE Military Drive San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 924-4242

Published in Express-News on June 18, 2013