Obituaries 2012

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Georgia M. Parker

Georgia M. Parker, age 65, of Odessa passed away suddenly Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Medical Center Hospital.  She was born on June 27, 1947 in Durant, OK to Evelyn (St. John) Russell and the late Leon Russell.  She was a homemaker and a member of Belmont Baptist Church. 

Georgia married Larry Parker in San Angelo on September 14, 1979.  She loved raising her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a beloved “Nana” to them and spoiled them rotten.  She enjoyed flowers, rock gardens and cactus.  She studied her Bible faithfully and by her example influenced many people. 

She is survived by her husband of 33 years:  Larry Parker of Odessa; mother:  Evelyn Russell of Odessa; sons:  Randy Alford of Sonora and David Alford and Tony Alford, both of Odessa; daughter:  Melinda Laughlin of Odessa; seven grandchildren:  Justin and Linda Journeay, Kelan Jackson, and Ashley, Brian, Benjamin and Brittney Alford and four great-grandchildren:  Neita Holett, Brayden and Jacob Journeay, and Lola Doty; two nieces and two nephews. 

In addition to her father, her sister:  Sylvia Pierce; and one great-granddaughter:  Alyssa Journeay, precede her in death. 

Visitation services will be 2:00 to 9:00 pm Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

James Aubrey Williams

James Aubrey Williams, age 73, of Odessa, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Deerings Nursing Home in Odessa.  He was born July 3, 1939 in Beckville, TX to the late Lester and Dovie (Brenard) Williams.  He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by his daughter:  Tammie Cree and husband Bobby of Odessa; brother:  Willie Williams and wife Sherry of Big Spring; two grandchildren:  Eric Sanchez and Dee Dee Hockett and husband Danny of Odessa; great-granddaughter:  Amanda Hockett of Odessa; and six nieces and nephews:  Joan, Kendrae, Jeff, Joe, Chad and Robert.

No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Larry Waechter

Larry Waechter, age 65, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Hospice House of Odessa.  He was born in San Antonio, TX on June 10, 1947.  He was a retired salesman and a customer service representative at TX Rangers Stadium.

He is survived by his daughters:  Stephanie Lawson and Stacey Watkins-Sierra, both of Odessa; sons:  Phillip A. Jung and Michael James, both of Lake Charles, LA; three brothers:  Gerald Waechter of Ft. Worth, Bob Waechter of Cedar Park, and Julius Jacob Waechter of Showlow, AZ; ten grandchildren:  Shara Ja’Ne Preston and husband Michael, Richard Blake Hughes, Raylee Whittaker, Emily LaFleur, Savannah LaFleur, Marcus LaFleur, Shyla James, Daniel James, Dalton Knight and Cash Brinkley; and three great-grandchildren:  Aliah Pearlynn, Alexis Faithlynn, and Aubrey Rose.

His parents:  Julius Henry Waechter and Ruth Evelyn (Bailey) Waechter, and brother:  Marvin Waechter, precede him in death.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Ricardo Provencio Cardona

Ricardo Provencio Cardona, age 68, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Midland Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Conchos, Chihuahua, Mexico on April 3, 1944 to the late Estanislao and Hermelinda (Provencio) Cardona.  He was a truck driver and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. 

Ricardo was a hard worker.  He drove trucks, worked as a mechanic and would sell and trade cars and parts.  When not working, he might be found eating “Waffalo Wings” or dancing.  His great-grandbabies were his greatest love. 

He is survived by his wife of almost 34 years:  Alejandra (Mata) Cardona of Odessa; three sons:  Tello Cardona and Jesus Cardona, both of Odessa and Ricardo Cardona of Chihuahua, Mexico; four daughters:  Alejandra Cardona, Lina Olivas, Maria Cardona, and Laura Cardona, all of Odessa; three brothers:  Antonio Cardona of El Paso, Wence Cardona of Odessa, and Jorge Cardona of Guadalupe, Mexico; two sisters:  Rosario Franco and Emma Gutierrez, both of Odessa; thirty grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. 

His parents, two sisters:  Anastacia Ramirez and Antonia Cardona; and five brothers:  Jesus, Macario, Felipe, Anastacio, and Martin Cardona, precede him in death. 

Rosary will be said at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 26, 2012.  Funeral services will be 10:00 am Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, officiated by Father Joe Uecker.  Interment will follow in the Peaceful Garden Section of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Raul Guzman "Baby" Burrola, Jr.

Raul Guzman Burrola, Jr., also known as “Baby”, age 17 of Odessa, passed from this life on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.  He was born in Odessa on July 7, 1995 to Raul Burrola and Nancy Guzman Burrola.  He was a student at OHS.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents:  Raul and Nancy Burrola of Odessa; maternal grandfather:  Cruz Guzman of Odessa; paternal grandparents:  Margarita and Filomeno Burrola of Odessa; maternal great-grandmother:  Amelia Guzman of Pecos; brothers:  Joseph Cruz Burrola and wife Becky and Paul Burrola, all of Odessa; sister:  Katrina Burrola and husband Calvin Arledge of Odessa; girlfriend:  Alyssa Madrigal of Odessa; neice:  Leahnae; nephews:  Joseph Jr and Sebastian; and one niece:  Delilah, on the way.

His paternal grandmother:  Juanita Guzman, preceded him in death.

Rosary will be said at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Wednesday evening, September 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 pm Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Peaceful Garden section of Ector County Cemetery.   Pallbearers will be Joseph Burrola, Paul Burrola, Calvin Arledge, Victor Porras, Brice Cline, Fabien Orona, and Debbie Gonzales.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Frances Tarango Rodriguez, “Pancha”

Frances Tarango Rodriguez, “Pancha”, age 66, of Odessa, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Hospice House of Odessa.  She was born on July 11, 1946 in Candelaria, TX to the late Robert and Manuela (Orozco) Tarango.  She married Ramon Rodriguez in Marfa on September 22, 1963 and they enjoyed 49 years together.  She was a homemaker and a member of New Destiny Pentecostal Church.

Her children and grandchildren were her life.  She was an outspoken and feisty lady, who always came through for her family and defended them with fervor.  She was a leader and had great positive impact on the lives of her nieces and nephews and other who were touched by her.  Frances was a hard worker, who cooked and cleaned.  She loved music and hated water. 

She is survived by her husband:  Ramon Rodriguez of Odessa; two sons:  Rene Rodriguez of Victorville, CA and Ramon Rodriguez, Jr. of San Antonio; two daughters:  Nilda Molinar of San Antonio and Tina Marie Garcia of Pecos; four sisters:  Manuela Zapata of Morton, Juliana Perez of Odessa, Rita Martinez of Marfa, and Eloisa Baeza of Odessa; twenty-four grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-grandbaby on the way; and her little Chihuahua: Biscuit.

No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.


Alyne Hocker

Edna Alyne (Jarrett) Hocker, age 79, of Gardendale, passed from this life on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.  She was born in Lamesa on July 4, 1933 to the late Lummie B. Jarrett and Minnie (Turney) Jarrett.  She married Kenneth R. Hocker on June 18, 1956.  This lovely marriage would span 34 ½ years before Kenneth passed away on February 11, 1991.  Kenneth and Edna had three children:  a son – Bradley Gene Hocker and two daughters – Judy Lynn Hocker and Penny Sue Franklin. 

Alyne was full of life and she enjoyed loving her husband, taking care of her children and grandchildren.  She also was employed at Cobb’s Department Store, Levi Strauss and Furr’s Bakery.  She was also an active Republican.  She was a member of the Ector Co. Republican Women and served as Vice President for 3 years.  She wanted her country to come back to the basic values you find in the Constitution and the Bible.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by her two daughters:  Penny Franklin and Judy Hocker, both of Gardendale; son:  Bradley Hocker of Odessa; sister:  Joann Gibson of Odessa; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.    

In addition to her parents, her husband:  Kenneth R. Hocker; and brother:  Lummie Jarrett, Jr., preceded her in death. 

Visitation at the funeral home will be Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 1:00 to 9:00 pm.  Graveside services will be at Lamesa Memorial Park at 11:00 am Monday, October 1, 2012, Pastor John Snider officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa, Texas.

Vera Maudie Smith
Vera Maudie Smith

Vera Maudie Smith, age 68, of Odessa passed away on September 27, 2012 at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. She was born August 3, 1944 in Odessa. Vera married Lendon Smith in Odessa on March 29, 1968 and they were married for almost 25 years before separated by his death in 1992.

Vera was a waitress at Furr’s Cafeteria for many years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was a devout Christian. She enjoyed Bible study and was a faithful example to her family and friends. Family was a main priority for Vera, otherwise known as “Grandma”. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life. She loved flowers and could keep them alive longer than anyone else. Vera was a collector who loved figurines, especially horses.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son: Lendon Smith, Jr. of Odessa; daughters: Vera Haney and Sue Haney both of Apple Valley, CA, and Linda Lynn Cravens of Odessa; sisters: Ella Mae Clifton of Carlsbad, NM, Gloria Sue Taylor of Granite Shoals, TX and Johnnie Lynn Sumrow of Kemp, TX; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins and extended family.

Her parents: Joe Bailey and Blanche (Wilson) Johnston; husband: Lendon Smith; three brothers: Joe Jr., Tommy, and Bobby Johnston; and three sisters: Mildred, Ellen and Margaret, precede her in death.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Acres West Funeral Chapel from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Friday, October 5, 2012, at Calvary Baptist Church officiated by Bro. James Bishop. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Garden of Ector County Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.

Juan Montoya Salgado 
Juan Montoya Salgado

Juan Montoya Salgado, age 78, of Odessa, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Ojinaga, Mexico on March 8, 1934 to the late Miguel and Manuela (Salgado) Montoya. He was a farmer.

He is survived by his daughters: Lizbeth Salgado of Odessa and Ludivina Salgado of Big Lake; three brothers; two sisters; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be in Ojinaga, Mexico at a later date. Interment will be at Cementerio Potreo del Llano in Municipal Ojinaga, Mexico. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, in Odessa, Texas and Funeraria de Valle in Ojinaga.

Santos Tavarez Vasquez 
Santos Tavarez Vasquez

Santos Tavarez Vasquez, age 92, of Odessa, died Sunday, September 30, 2012, at her residence in Odessa. She was born in Los Jazmines, Texas on November 10, 1919. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by five daughters: Olivia Salgado of Odessa, Armida Leyva of Mesa, Ariz., Maria Ramos of Odessa, Marcelina Juarez of Dallas, and Pilar Mendoza of Midland; five sons: Jose Luis Arevalo of Odessa, and Oscar Arevalo, Javier Arevalo, Hector Arevalo, and Alejandro Arevalo, all of Ojinaga, MX; one sister: Rita Moreno of Monahans; numerous grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Rosary was said at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Monday evening. Funeral Services will be at a later date in Mexico. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel in Odessa and Funeraria de Valle in Ojinaga.

Bernardo Marquez Loya 
Bernardo Marquez Loya

Bernardo Marquez Loya, age 69, of Odessa, died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on March 8, 1943. He was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife: Cristina Loya; sons: Amador Marquez, Rodolfo Marquez, Hector Marquez, Cesar Marquez, and Roy Granados; and daughters: Ana Luisa Marquez and Celina Marquez; and numerous grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at a later date in Mexico. Interment will be at a family cemetery: Cienega de Loya Dr Belizario Dgz Chihuahua Chihuahua, Mexico. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa and Funeraria De Valle of Ojinaga.

Harold E. McCaffrey, Jr. 
Harold E. McCaffrey, Jr.

Harold E. McCaffrey, Jr. age 73, of Odessa, passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Jefferson County, Alabama on April 30, 1939 to the late Harold E. McCaffrey, Sr. and Kate (Johnston) McCaffrey. Harold married Jo Ellen Mount and they enjoyed many years together until separated by her death in 2006.

Mr. McCaffrey was a jack of all trades. He served as a volunteer with the West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department. His past included such varied jobs as working in a steel mill and on a shrimp boat. He also worked in the oil field and offshore drilling, as well as sandblasting and painting. He enjoyed woodworking and ceramics in his spare time.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons: Edward McCaffrey and Brian McCaffrey and wife Neva, all of Midland; one sister: Martha Lou Dobbins of Birmingham, AL; and one grandson: Richard Brian McCaffrey, Jr.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Jo Ellen McCaffrey; and sister: Patricia Ann Hall.

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Braswell. He will be laid to rest with his wife at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.

Paul Alexander Fraser 
Paul Alexander Fraser

Paul Alexander Fraser, age 65, of Odessa, Texas, passed from this life on Monday, October 1, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas. He was born in Bend, Oregon on September 9, 1947. Paul was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, who served honorably during Vietnam in the US Navy.

He was a songwriter and authored the classic song, “Amarillo By Morning.” A passionate musician, artist and patriot of American Freedom and Liberty; he lived his life pursuing his dreams, writing and singing to his last day. An honorable man, he will be missed by the few who had the pleasure of his company and forever remembered in the hearts of millions through his legacy of music.

He is survived by his wife Pamela (Brock) Fraser of Odessa; daughter: Donna Elliott and husband Eric of Fort Worth; two sons: Joe Fraser and Scott Fraser and wife Hilda, all of Odessa; brother: Oliver Fraser, Jr. of Portland, OR; and five grandchildren.

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Elmer Leon Richman
Leon Richman

Leon Richman, 74, of Odessa passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Regency Hospital in Odessa. He was born in Midland on October 2, 1938 to Durwood and Pauline Richman. Leon had many hobbies, one of which included square dancing. In 1976, Leon met his wife Mary of 35 years while taking square dancing lessons. The two of them shared many wonderful years and many enjoyable times together.

 

During his years in high school, Leon was a member of the West Texas Street Rod Association.  He loved racing cars and building dragster engines.  There was not much Leon couldn’t fix on cars or anything else.  Back in the day, Leon and his grandfather built houses together and from that experience he learned another great skill of general construction.  From that skill Leon built his and Mary’s home.  He also handcrafted dulcimers and furniture and other arts and crafts.  Leon worked as an oilfield mechanic for 25 years.  Leon loved going to the lake every chance he got .  He enjoyed boating and water skiing.  In his free time he enjoyed piddling, building and fixing anything he could get his hands on.

 

Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Mary Adkins Richman of Odessa; 2 sons:  Keith Richman and Kevin Richman both of Waco, Texas; 2 daughters:  Karen Richman of Waco, Texas and Leanne Richman of Odessa; 1 sister:  Wynell Norman of San Angelo, Texas; 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

 

Leon is preceded in death by his parents: Durwood and Pauline Richman.

 

The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Saturday evening October 6, 2012 from 6-8p.m.  Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday October 8, 2012 at First Baptist Church located at 709 N. Lee Odessa, Texas officiated by Pastor Byron McWilliams.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences may be sent to the family online at acreswestfuneral.com.  Memorials may be given in his memory to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.

 

Kirby Wayne Leak
Kirby Wayne Leak

Kirby Wayne Leak, 55, of Odessa died October 4, 2012 at Hospice House of Odessa after an extended battle . He was born June 5, 1957 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to John Leak and the late Doris Leak.

 

Many of his younger adult years were spent in the oilfields of Prudo Bay, Alaska.  He worked many years as a painter and carpenter and settled several years ago in Texas. 

Kirby is survived by his father John S. Leak, who retired to Seligman, MO after a long career as a Broken Arrow home builder.  Kirby's mother, Doris Leak, preceded him in death in 1999.  Also living in the Seligman area are his four children:  Tabatha, Amanda, Jody & Jeremy Wayne Leak.  His brother, Russell Leak, is a life-long resident of Broken Arrow and the owner of Leak Electric.  One sister, Ellen (Leak) Baldwin now resides with her husband, Bob, and grandchildren in Georgetown, CA.  He is also survived by his close friends: Wayne and Susan Matthews of Odessa.

Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Acres West Funeral Chapel. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 

John Clifton Van Zandt

John Clifton Van Zandt, 55, of Odessa, died October 5, 2012 at his residence. He was born August 30, 1957 in Odessa. He was a Fire Fighter for the Odessa Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife: Tommie Kay Van Zandt of Odessa; mother: Reba Rae Sutton of Melvin, Texas; step-mom:  Mary Ann Van Zandt of Lorena, Texas; sons: Ian Van Zandt and wife Julie of Dallas, Texas and Charles Ryan Van Zandt of Odessa; daughter: Lauren Van Zandt of Odessa; brother: Mike Van Zandt of Lorena, Texas; and two sisters: Angelique Curtis of Odessa and Mickie Ruth Van Zandt of Lorena, Texas.

His father:  Nelson Ray Van Zandt, preceded him in death.

Memorial Services are scheduled for a later date. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Cruz Ramos Gomez, “El Guero”

Cruz Ramos Gomez, “El Guero”, age 67, of Odessa, died Saturday, October 6, 2012.  He was born in Ojinaga, Mexico on April 23, 1945 to the late Guillermo and Corina (Ramos) Gomez.  He had worked in the oilfield. 

He is survived by his four daughters:  Criselda Rodriguez and Lorena Gomez, both of Odessa, Lilliana Valdez of Midland, and Gabriella Fausto of Arlington; four sons:  Alfonso Rene Gomez, Guillermo Jose Gomez and Daniel Calderon, all of Odessa, and Cruz Arturo Gomez of Plainview; sister:  Eloisa Ornelas of Bakersfield, Calif.; three brothers:  Beto Gomez and Alvaro Gomez, both of Bakersfield, Calif. and Ramon Gomez of Odessa; fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Acres West Funeral Chapel.  Funeral mass will be at St Joseph Catholic Church at 1:00 pm Friday, October 12, 2012, Fr. Frank Chavez officiating.  Interment will follow at the Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa.

Brenda Gayle Hamilton

Brenda Gayle Hamilton, age 67, of Crane, died Monday, October 8, 2012, at Hospice House in Odessa.  She was born in Comanche, Texas on August 8, 1945.  She was a homemaker.

Brenda was an hornery lady – as hornery as they come, but she had a soft heart.  She would do anything for her family and was always taking in strays.  Her favorite pastime was gambling and she could be found playing slot machines in area game rooms or playing in Las Vegas or Hobbs when she had the chance.

She is survived by her daughters:  Sonja Hamilton of Crane and Dawna Patino of Odessa; son:  Robert Hamilton of Odessa; sister:  Marilyn Brown of Dallas; and two grandchildren. 

Her father:  Bill Davis; mother:  Sadie (Loggins) Dixon; and husband:  Charles Hamilton, precede her in death.  

The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Graveside services will be at Crane Cemetery at 3:00 PM Wednesday, October 10, 2012, Pastor Brian Serrano officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa, Texas. 

Roy Sellers

Roy Sellers was born October 20, 1921 in Caddo, Texas to Roy L. Sellers and Elizabeth Sellers.  He graduated from Rule High School in 1941, then attended North American Aviation School in Dallas.  He married Ruth Jones on May 23, 1942 in Haskell, Texas.  They had three sons:  Philip who lives in Taylor, Texas, and Roger and John, both of whom live in Odessa.  This year Roy and Ruth had celebrated 70 years together.  Roy was a member of 6th and Jackson Church of Christ.

Roy worked in Civil Service during World War II.  He farmed at Littlefield from 1948 to 1958, then he moved to Odessa and bought an automotive shop with Herbert Walker, called Walker Battery and Electric.  He retired in 1982 and was able to spend his time fishing at Lake Amistad and golfing in Timberon, New Mexico. 

Roy was preceded in death by his brother:  Dan “George” Sellers; sisters:  Lola Carnes and Lera Pointer; parents:  Elizabeth and Roy L. Sellers.

He is survived by his wife:  Ruth Sellers; three sons:  Philip and wife Jody, Roger and wife Jacque, and John and wife Annette; eleven grandkids and eleven great-grandchildren and his business partner:  Herb Walker.

The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel from 5:00 to 7:00 pm  Friday evening, October 12, 2012.  Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 6th and Jackson St. Church of Christ, officiated by Brother Jimmy Hackney and assisted by Brother Sean Miller.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Odessa Christian School or the youth group of 6th and Jackson Church of Christ.

The family wishes to thank Home Hospice and Parks Methodist Retirement Center (staff and residents) for their kindness and compassionate care. 

Rodrigo Carrasco Moreno, Jr.

Rodrigo Carrasco Moreno, Jr., age 15, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.  He was born in Midland on May 7, 1997.  He was an eighth grade student. 

Rodrigo was a romantic at heart.  He loved music and drawing, but his favorite hobby was eating.  He loved hamburgers and fries.  His goal in life was to make others smile.  If he happened to make you angry, he was quick to get back into your good graces with a smile and “Oh… you know you love me.”  Rodrigo was a great son and brother; a loving, enthusiastic person with a very positive attitude. 

He was the son of Rodrigo Moreno of Odessa and Lorina (Carrasco) Moreno of Richardson.  He is also survived by his sister:  Karina Moreno of Dallas; two brothers:  Jesse Carrasco of Midland and Isaac Moreno of Dallas; paternal grandfather:  Abilino Moreno of Ojinaga, Mexico; and maternal grandmother:  Yolanda Carrasco Ramos.

Rosary will be said at 7:00 PM Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Acres West 24 Hour Chapel.  Funeral mass will be at St Joseph Catholic Church at 10:00 AM Monday, October 15, 2012, Fr. Gilbert Rodriguez officiating.  Interment will follow at Rose Hill Garden of Ector County Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

 

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