MCALLEN – Sixto Quintanilla, 76, passed away on May 11, 2018. He lived in McAllen all his life, and graduated from McAllen High School. Later he joined the U.S. Air Force, and after his discharge, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service, where he later retired. He was very artistic, and loved many art projects. The pride of his life, were his grandchildren, he never missed an opportunity to spend time with them. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Domingo Sr. and Rita Quintanilla.
Sixto is survived by his wife and best friend, of 44 years, Diana Quintanilla of McAllen; sons Marco Quintanilla of McAllen and Gabriel Quintanilla of McAllen; grandchildren Gabriel Jr., Clarissa, Natalie, and Ariana. He was also survived by his brothers Domingo Jr., Edmundo, Ruben, Martin as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 3-9 with a 7pm prayer service at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen at 11:15 am.
Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.