Felipe J. Castillo

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Mr. Felipe “Poyo” Castillo, 62, of Lockhart, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2010. He was born on Feb. 5, 1948.

Mr. Castillo is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Castillo; daughter, Flora Amaya; son, Lawrence Castillo; sisters, Mary Helen, Mary Elena, Maria Antonia, Maria and Maria Magdalena; and brother, Joe Castillo. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and on

e great-grandchild.

Recitation of the rosary was at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Laurence Castillo, Louis Amaya, Freddie Almendares, Gabriel Vega, James Ybarra and Joe Castillo. Honorary pallbearers were Laurence Castillo, Jr., James Castillo and Sabass Amaya.

A Veteran
He was what others did not want to be. He went where others did not want to go, and did what others failed to do. He asked nothing from those who gave nothing, and accepted the thought of eternal loneliness, should he fail. He has seen the face of terror. He has felt the sting of fear and he has enjoyed the sweet taste of moment’s Love. But most of all, he lived times best forgotten. At least he knew he was proud of what he had become – A Proud Veteran.

Services under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son/DeLeon Funeral Home. (512) 376-6200.

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