April 9, 1954 ~ May 16, 2021 Gilbert Mendiola Ramirez, 67, was born on April 9, 1954, in Houston, Texas. Gilbert passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family on May 16, 2021 in Spring, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank A., and Vera M. Ramirez, brother, Carlos R Ramirez and grandchildren, Anastasia, and Elijah Zepeda. Gilbert is survived by his wife of 48 years, Yolanda Ramirez. One daughter; Melissa Zepeda, and husband Anthony. Four sons; Gilbert Ramirez Jr and wife Krystal, Gabriel Ramirez and wife Krystal, Albert Ramirez and wife Vanessa, and Jacob Ramirez and wife Cristel. Three brothers; Frank R. Ramirez, Frank M. Ramirez and wife Lydia, and Robert Ramirez and wife Arlene. Three sisters; Mary Jane Castro and husband Luis, Dora Rendon and Raul, and Teresa Diaz and husband Oscar, sister-in-law Helen Rodriguez, and twenty-seven grandchildren. Viewing will be held from 5pm to 8pm Monday, May 24, 2021 in the Rios Funeral Directors Chapel. Service will be Tuesday 10:00am May 25, 2021 at St. James Catholic Church 22800 Aldine Westfield Rd. Spring, TX 77373 followed by 11:30am burial at Brookside Memorial Park 13747 Eastex Freeway., Houston, TX 77039.