Born July 27, 1929, in Del Rio, Texas, Ricardo was the son of Jose and Ana Talamantes Molano. He married the love of his life, Carlotta Menjares, on December 13, 1948, in Florence, Arizona. Ricardo worked in Agriculture for most of his life, working in the Roby area for over 40 years. In his spare time, Ricardo enjoyed fishing and watching Westerns. He was a soft spoken man of few words, but when he spoke, everyone listened.
Ricardo is preceded in death by his wife, Carlotta Molano his parents, Jose and Ana Molano his brother, Oscar Molano and his sister, Rosario Molano.
He is survived by two sons, Robert Molano and wife, Diana, of Cedar Hill, and Richard Molano, Jr., and wife, Helen, of Snyder one daughter, Rita Molano and husband, Santos Montoya, of Snyder one brother, Abelardo Molano and wife, Elia, of Hermleigh one sister, Rosalinda Pena and husband, James, of Aspermont twelve grandchildren thirtynine greatgrandchildren and two greatgreat grandchildren.