Ramon Concepcion, 80, of Roanoke, formerly of Hato Rey, Puerto
Rico, passed away Friday, November 2, 2012. Ray was a renowned
Latin jazz composer, arranger and pianist.
He played with musician greats such as Tito Puente. Mr. Concepcion also recorded the Dancemania album, which was inducted into the National Recording Registry in the Library of Congress.
Surviving are his sons, David Sandoval and wife, Dawn; Raymond Concepcion; daughter, Auraliz Quintana. Ramon is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Fellowship Community Church, 1226 Red Lane, Salem, Va. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, 366-0707.
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