Funeral mass for Ruperto Mora, 83, was held Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rockdale with Father Ramon Frayna conducting the mass. Cremation followed.
Rosary was recited Thursday, Sept. 13, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Deacon Don Sims.
Mr. Mora died Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
He was born April 9, 1929, in Queretaro, Mexico.
Mr. Mora had lived in Rockdale since 1978 and worked in the oil fields for H.H. Coffield Enterprise in Rockdale.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters, a son and two brothers.
Survivors are his wife, Guadalupe Mora of Mexico; three sons, Jamie Mora and wife Socorro of Rockdale, Salvador Mora and wife Guadalupe of Mexico, Roberto Mora of Mexico; two daughters, Martha Mora and Norma Mora of Mexico; two brothers, Juan Mora and Jose Mora of Mexico; two sisters, Rita Mora and Maria Mora of Mexico; and seven grandchildren, Roland Mora, Gerald Mora, Victoria Mora, Jaime Mora, Maria Mora, Ceasar Mora and Marisol Mora; also, eight great-grandchildren.