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City of Mathis mourning the loss of Ramon Gomez

Posted: 6:20 PM, Jul 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-06 19:20:06-04

Ramon Gomez made a nickname for everyone he knew. He had a huge heart for people, loved to tell jokes, and a was big collector of key chains.  

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Gomez was also a huge sports fan and had soft spot for the Mathis High School Pirates.

His younger sister Thelma Salinas found out early in July that her brother had passed away.

From the city manager of Mathis to school board members, everyone knew Ramon as an active member of the community. Ramon Gomez was a familiar sight on the streets of Mathis.

City leaders say Gomez was a staple and embraced by the community which probably why, everybody loves Ramon.

The funeral will be Tuesday, July 10th at the Pirates Stadium located at Mathis High School.

Gomez was 46 years old.