Grand Prairie

Johnny "Pichie" Ortiz

Johnny "Pichie" Ortiz, 79, died Saturday, September 1, 2018, in Arlington.

Service: A visitation will be from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home, where a service will begin at 11 a.m.

Johnny was born June 11, 1939, in Seguin, Texas. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, played and coached softball for many years. He was funny, witty, and a fighter. He never met a stranger he couldn’t make laugh. He was an amazing husband, father, brother and Popo, who will be truly missed.

Survivors: Wife, Emma G. Ortiz; children, Juan Ortiz and Johnny Ortiz, Jr.; grandchildren, Marissa O. Vallejo and her husband, Edward and Gilbert Ledesma; sister, Ora Villanueva and her husband, Gilbert.