Ramon was born in El Paso, Texas, on March 4, 1933, and entered the kingdom of God on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008. He served our country in the Korean War.
Ramon married Celia Castañeda in 1955. They moved to California, where their five children were born. They made their home in Simi Valley until Ramon retired from a career at Hughes Aircraft Co. of Canoga Park in 1993. Upon retirement, Ramon and Celia moved to Kingman.
Ramon was a parishioner of Kingman's St. Mary's Church, a member of the American Legion, and was a fourth-degree knight in the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus.
Ramon cherished his family life. He was a lover of Mexican music and was always the first one on the dance floor. He had a great sense of humor and found joy in the laughter of others.
Ramon leaves behind his beloved wife, Celia; his son, Ramon Jr. (Kelly); and daughters, Norma (Sebastian Jr.) Aldana, Marylou (Fernando Jr.) Galvan, Rebekah (Tom) Bacoka and Sally (Arturo Jr.) Contreras. He was a loving grandfather to 16 grandchildren - Anthony, Randy and Monica Lucero; Fernando Galvan III and Katrina Steed; Stephanie Perks, David Ray, Cheyenne, Coltin, and Nathan Ceniceros; Nicholas, Angela, Donika and John Bacoka; and Arturo III Contreras, Alisa Delgado and Alex Contreras.
He was also blessed with 13 great-grandchildren. Ramon also leaves behind his brothers, Fabian and Julian Ceniceros; and his sisters, Herminia Rocha, Angie Ceniceros, Julie Ceniceros, Rosalia Muñoz and Clara Ludena.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.
The Rosary will begin at 6. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 302 E. Spring St.