December 21, 1959 ~ July 16, 2022
Resided in: Jourdanton, Texas
Ruben Santos Jr. was born December 21, 1959 in Dallas, Texas to parents Ruben Santos Sr. and Maria DeJesus Molina. He passed away to be with the Lord July 16, 2022 at the age of 62.
Ruben was known by his friends and family for his love of coaching and being a leader. He often enjoyed playing sports, barbecuing, and even drinking his favorite drink, Dr. Pepper. Ruben also enjoyed caring for the farm animals he and his wife kept at home and smoking his cigars.
Ruben is preceded in death by his Mother Maria DeJesus Molina, brother Leonard Santos, and sister JoAnn Winters. Left to cherish his memory, is his beautiful wife of over 39 years, Virginia Santos along with their sons Ruben Santos III (wife Nicole), Bryon Felipe Santos (wife Stephanie), and Isaac Santos. Ruben also leaves behind his brother John Santos, sisters Ruby-Ann Costanza and Susie-Ann Lara, half sisters Deborah Aquino and Melanie Blancas, grandchildren Zoe Renee Santos (Sunshine), Bryon Auston Santos II (BAS), and Braelynn Ryan Santos (Buttercup), as well as numerous nieces and nephews, all of which he loved dearly. Ruben also leaves behind extended family at Premier Prosthetics, where he was a Certified Amputee Peer Visitor and County Wide Services, where he was an employee.
Ruben’s devoted love for his family was always strong. He was always there to lend a helping hand. Ruben leaves behind a life and legacy that will not soon be forgotten. He will be missed dearly by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.