Ramon “Raymond” Jaramillo

Raymond Jaramillo went home to be with our Lord and Savior on September 26, 2023. Raymond was born on Feb 19, 1951, to Francisco and Angelita Jaramillo. He was a twin and the youngest of 9 children. He grew up farming in Devine, TX, where he gained his love and passion for farming. Raymond attended school in Devine where he graduated in 1971. After High School he attended Texas College of Arts and Industries in Kingsville, TX. Raymond returned to Devine to tend his family’s farm. It was during this time that he met Diane and they were married on December 29, 1973. Born to this marriage were two adoring children, Michael and Amanda, who cared for their father until the end.
In 1986, Raymond graduated from the 40th class of the Texas Game Warden Academy. In 1987, he was stationed in Rockport, TX. During this post Raymond and his family made many lasting friendships and had many amazing adventures. While stationed in Rockport, he went back to school at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. In 1994, Raymond transferred to Menard, TX where he and Diane bought a little farm for him to tend on the side. While in Menard, he put on numerous hunting programs for youth and volunteered at the Boy Scout Camp in the summers. Raymond retired from being a Game Warden in February of 2008. He remained on the farm as long as he could doing what he loved most and spending time with his grandchildren.
Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, Fransico and Angelita Jaramillo and his brother, Frank Jaramillo.
He is survived by Diane Jaramillo of Mason, TX, children Michael (wife Deana) Jaramillo of Sterling City and Amanda (husband Sam) Goodson of May, TX, his pride and joy grandchildren Lane, Haylee, and Paylin. He is survived by his siblings Jerry, Arnold, and Arturo Jaramillo, Elisa Salinas, Susie Dandridge, Alma Sepulveda, and his twin, Lupe Jaramillo. He leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, and beloved friends.
Services were held Monday, October 2, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at The Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Menard, TX. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Concho Health and Rehabilitation Center in Eden, TX, Camp Sol Mayer in Menard, TX, or charity of choice.