MISSION – Jose Escobedo Sr., 91, passed away on September 22, 2017 at Solara Hospital in McAllen. Jose enjoyed life, and would always make time to go the Catholic War Veterans on Monday to play Bingo, and could often times be found drinking his coffee at Whataburger.
Jose is survived by his three children Alicia (Juan) Padron of San Juan, Norma Linda Escobedo of Mission, and Jose (Mary Lou) Escobedo Jr. of McAllen; grandchildren Adrian, Alex (Cassandra), Dorie (Rene), Elizabeth, Kristen; and great grandchildren David and Andrew. He is also survived by his siblings Lydia Flores of Hillsboro, Texas, Janie Escobedo of Mission, Domingo Escobedo of Temple, Texas, Rev. Armando Escobedo of Mission; as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017, from 1-9 with a 7pm rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A Funeral Mass will be recited on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 11:30 am at Our Lady of Holy Rosary in Mission. Burial will follow at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.