MISSION - Raul Cruz Jr., 68, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Rio Grande City on Sept. 12, 1945
Survivors include his wife, Maria Elena Cruz; children, Norma Jean Castro, Noel Cruz, Melissa Peña, Jessica Rodriguez and Eduardo Cruz; siblings, Emilio Cruz, Alonzo Cruz, Robert Cruz, Albert Cruz, Tomasita Garza, Rosalinda Cruz and Irma Cruz; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raul Cruz Sr. and Rosa Fuentes, and his brothers, Jesus Cruz and Santos Cruz.
Visitation and a rosary were held on Dec. 15 at Flores Funeral Home in Mission.