Ramiro Ybarra Aguilar passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018. We will gather for a praise and worship service at 7 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Ministerios Nueva Vida, followed by a time of fellowship. Family and friends will celebrate his life of 70 years on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Ministerios Nueva Vida. A tribute of Ramiro’s life may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
Ramiro Ybarra was born on November 8, 1947 to Refugio and Leonarda Ybarra Aguilar in Lubbock, Texas. On December 24, 1976 he married Janey DeLeon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lubbock, Texas. Ramiro worked as a supervisor in the maintenance department for Watson Sysco.
On May 17, 2000 Ramiro accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and experienced a radical life transformation. From this date forward he was fully committed to God and his focus was on telling everyone he came in contact with about the love of Christ. He had been a member of Ministerios Nueva Vida for the past 18 years and was involved in numerous ministries including “The Cross”, Jacob’s Ladder, Praise and Worship in singing and blowing the shofar, Cleansing Stream, Food Voucher Ministry, FROG (Fully Rely on God) Hat and Blankets, “Jesus” Trucks, “I believe” and “Yahweh” “Jesus” Shirts”, City Bus Ministry, McDonald’s Ministry, and Loving his wife and family.
Survivors include his wife, Janey Aguilar; children, Lisa Aguilar, Ronnie Aguilar, Rene Aguilar and wife, Priscilla; Anthony Aguilar and wife, Veronica; and Ramiro Aguilar, Jr.; five granddaughters, Raven Gunter and fiancé, Jesse Castro; Amber Aguilar and husband, Javier Astroga; Ariah, Atalea, and Alyston Aguilar; Angelica Salas and husband, Anthony; Mikayla Aguilar, and Leyla Aguilar; four grandsons, Rene Jr., Noah, and Andrew Aguilar; Michael Aguilar and wife, Martha; Rylan Aguilar; four great-granddaughters, Jazline Astorga, MiaBella and MyaAmor Salas; Reyna Aguilar; two great-grandsons, Micah Castro, and Noah Salas; brother, Roger Aguilar; sister, Alicia Vasquez and husband, Richard Garcia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Refugio and Leonarda Aguilar; siblings, Jose and Juan Aguilar; and Janie Escobar.