Nino Razo

ODESSA and FORT DAVIS - A cowboy's cowboy is what Nino Razo was - living and working in some of the most remote and most beautiful places in these Texas mountains. Born Secundino Razo and known as Nino, he died at the age of 93 Oct. 8, 2014, in Odessa, where he and his wife of 74 years moved several years ago. He was born in Fort Davis Jan. 15, 1921, to Secundino and Basilia (Jasso) Razo. He married Herminia Dominguez in Fort Davis July 6, 1940. He worked on Jeff Davis County ranches for 55 years, especially good working with horses and well known as an excellent camp cook. He annually cooked at Bloys Campmeeting for the Jones-Espy Camp and was famous for his biscuits. Survivors include his wife Herminia Razo of Odessa; a son, Sonny Razo and wife Delpha of El Paso; daughters Elena Martinez and husband Manuel of El Paso and Teresa Sailler and husband Russell of Odessa; three grandchildren and one great grandchild. Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial were Oct. 11 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fort Davis with Father Robert Coby officiating. Burial followed in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery

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