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Ramon Mancha

November 6, 1919 — March 21, 2021


Ramon (Papi Guero) Ontiveros Mancha, 101 years young, of Presidio, Texas, passed away on

March 21, 2021 in Odessa, Texas.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 25, 2021, from 10:00am - 9:00pm at Martinez Funeral

Home. A rosary will be recited at 7:00pm. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 26, 2021 at

10:00am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Odessa. Ramon will be laid to rest on Saturday,

March 27, 2021 at 11:00am in Desert Hills Cemetery in Presidio, Texas.

Ramon is preceded in death by his loving wife, Manuela Alvarez Mancha, and his four brothers,

Guadalupe, Manuel, Jose and Jesus.

Ramon is survived by his eleven children: Socorro (Carlos) De Leon, Hector (Mari) Mancha,

Jesusita (Carlos) Carbajal, Guadalupe (Maria de Jesus) Mancha, Cruz (Ana Maria) Mancha,

Rosa (Manuel) Guevara, Ramon (Christina) Mancha, Jose Martin (Vanessa) Mancha, Noel

Mancha, Marisol (Everardo) Garcia and Rene (Lupita) Mancha and his brother: Aristeo O.

Mancha. He was lovingly called “Papi Guero” by his 34 grandchildren, 106 great-grandchildren.

and 50 great-great-grandchildren.

Ramon was a veteran of World War II and served in the US Navy on the U.S.S. Cebu.

Ramon was a God-fearing man and very devoted to his family, always ensuring nothing was

missing at home. He raised 11 children and supported his elderly father and mother-in-law, who

loved him as a son. With little education, Ramon never gave up and was always ready and

willing to work at any job. When World War II started, he was not afraid to serve his country.

Ramon was a hardworking man; even at 98 years old, he could be seen helping out at his son’s

service station. He loved to sing and dance, will be remembered for his smile and for the love he

gave his whole family.

Pallbearers will be Alexander Mancha, Daniel Mancha Jr., Daniel Mancha Sr., Hector Mancha Jr., Hector

Mancha III, Carlos De Leon Jr, Christian Lujan, and Lupe Samaniego III. Honorary Pallbearer is Juanito


Arrangements entrusted to Martinez Funeral Home & Crematory.  If you’d like to send condolences to the family, you may do so by signing his guestbook at

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, March 25, 2021

10:00am - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Martinez Funeral Home Chapel

1040 S Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79761

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Funeral Mass

Friday, March 26, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

1321 W Monahans St, Odessa, TX 79763

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Desert Hills Cemetery

, Presidio, TX 79845

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