Bill Text: TX SR33 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Ray Ramón.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-19 - Reported enrolled [SR33 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR33-Enrolled.html
  In Memory
  Ray Ramón
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas honors and
  commemorates the life of Ray Ramón, who died May 25, 2017, at the
  age of 79; and
         WHEREAS, Ray Ramón was born on January 16, 1938, in Rio
  Grande City, to José and Natividad Ramón; he graduated from
  Weslaco High School in 1957, and in 1961, he earned a degree from
  Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.; he went on to serve in
  the office of Congressman Joe Kilgore; and
         WHEREAS, He returned to the Rio Grande Valley in 1966 as
  head of the Cameron County Community Projects, a federal
  antipoverty program; in 1971, he became Cameron County's
  youngest and first Latino county judge; and
         WHEREAS, Over the course of his distinguished career,
  Mr. Ramón was a champion for the poor and disadvantaged people of
  the county; he also played an important role in the incorporation
  of South Padre Island, and he was instrumental in the completion
  of the Queen Isabella Causeway and the construction of the Los
  Indios Free Trade Bridge; and
         WHEREAS, He was a man of courage and determination who was
  noted for his humor and charisma; he loved the Rio Grande Valley
  and its people, and his skill as a storyteller, his passion for
  the outdoors, and his enthusiasm for living each day to the
  fullest will not be forgotten by those who were privileged to
  share in his life; and
         WHEREAS, He was a loving father and grandfather, and he
  leaves behind memories that will be cherished forever by his
  family and his many friends; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby extend sincere condolences
  to the bereaved family of Ray Ramón; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Ray Ramón.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 19, 2017, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate