Manuel Ortiz passed away September 21, 2021, at the age of 73. He was born May 9, 1948, in San Marcos, TX to Alfredo and Cruz Ortiz. He married Lupe Ortiz September 22, 1967, in O'Donnell, TX and they shared 54 years together. Manuel was retired after employment at the City of Lubbock as a Waste Management Officer. He enjoyed restoring cars, watching sports, and shooting pool.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Lupe Ortiz, his two sons Steve and James Ortiz, his four grandchildren, and his six great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his two sisters.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Guajardo Funeral Chapels with burial to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
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