Santiago Arias of San Marcos, Texas, passed away on Feb. 23, 2013, at the age of 69. He was born on May 2, 1943, in Lockhart, Texas, to Juan and Santos (Reyna) Arias.
Santiago was a caring father, brother, grandfather and uncle, who loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved listening to Spanish music by Augustine Ramirez; he loved to fix and ride his bikes. He had a special companion his dog, Boogie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Isabel; his son, Mark Anthony Arias; and his sister, Antonia Rueda.
He is survived by two sons, Johnny T. Ramirez and Jimmy Joe Arias, both of San Marcos; one daughter, Brenda Arias, of Monterrey, Mexico; two brothers, Nickolas Arias and Narcisso Arias, both of Lockhart; four sisters, Geisla Mercado, Bertha Perez and Nancy Lopez, all of Lockhart, and Rosa Reyna, of Austin; and four grandchildren.
Family received friends at McCurdy Funeral Home from 3 – 8 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013, with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644, (512) 398-4791.