Ortiz, Dr. Ramon Z., 83, of St. Petersburg, FL passed away April 11, 2019 at Bayfront Medical’s Suncoast Hospice Care Center. Ramon was born in Laguna, Philippines and graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Santo Thomas in Manila, Philippines. He retired as a medical doctor of Anesthesiology. Ramon Z. Ortiz M.D. notably practiced medicine at several hospitals in Pinellas County. He was Chief of Anesthesiology at Bayfront Medical. Ramon was a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American-Philippines Physician Association (APPA), and Filipino Cultural Society. He is preceded in death by his oldest son, Ramon “Dino” Ortiz. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Florentina Ortiz; his three children, Maria (Greg) Gall, Jo (Scott) Timberman and Raymond (Emily) Ortiz; grandchildren, Scott, Jeff, and Rachel Timberman, Justin Ortiz, Enzo and Nolan Ortiz; great-grandchildren, Salah, Kaia, and Everly. To his friends and relatives, Ramon will always be remembered as an entertainer with a great sense of humor and a man of loyalty, caring and compassion. To his wife Florentina, his children and their families, Ramon will never be forgotten as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Funeral services will take place at Holy Family Catholic Church Monday, April 15 at 10:00 am with a reception to follow at Anderson McQueen Funeral Home 2201 Dr MLK St N.