Raul R. Salazar
June 16, 1937 ~ March 15, 2023
Piedras Negras, Mexico
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Raul R. Salazar was born in Piedras Negras, Mexico June 16, 1937, to loving parents Juan Salazar Estrada and Maria Souquette Luna. He passed away on the evening of March 15, 2023, at eighty-five.
Raul was nothing short of an extraordinary man. He had many talents, including gardening, reading, and poetry. Raul loved to be surrounded by flowers and could often be found in his garden or reading a book; he also loved his beloved pet, Conan. Raul was also a jack of all trades. He was a mechanic, carpenter, and welder and could make the best menudo and soup. Raul also loved making jokes and telling stories.
Raul is preceded in death by both parents, baby daughter Elenita and son Raul Salazar, brothers Juan, Daniel, Gilberto, and Guadalupe Salazar, and sister Alicia Medrano. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of over 57 years Helena Salazar; children Maricruz Hernandez, Emiliano Salazar, David Salazar, Christina Stephens, Israel Salazar, Salvador Salazar, Maria Magdalena Salazar, Yolanda Salazar, Maria Isabel Salazar, Macrina Salazar, Raul Salazar, Raul Salazar, and Cesar Salazar. He is also survived by his sisters, Maria De La Luz Linares and Maria Elena Salazar, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Raul was a great husband, father, and friend. He will be missed dearly by everybody that had the pleasure of knowing him.