Ray Salas Sr., 61, of Waxahachie passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011, at his sonís home in Waxahachie. He was born June 19, 1949, in Matador, Texas, to Matias and Mary Elizabeth (Moreno) Salas. He married Felipa Garcia on June 5, 1970. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.†

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Felipa Salas of Waxahachie; three sons, Ray Salas Jr., Juan Salas and Benito Salas all of Waxahachie; one daughter, Maria Ysabel Dillinger of Waxahachie;† 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; father, Matias Salas Sr. of Dallas; sister, Victoria Garcia of Dallas; brother, Matias Salas Jr. of Dew, Texas; and 14 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Salas, and brother, Juan Salas.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2011, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011, in the chapel of Boze-Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home.†

Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.