Joaquin Garcia Castillo passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Joaquin was born on August 16, 1932 to Petronilla and Carlos Castillo. Joaquin is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Pablo, Heliodoro, Mauro, and Monseis, and his loving, caring, wife of 25 years, Maureen.

Left to cherish Joaquin’s special memories are his brothers Federico, Francisco, Mateo, Felipe, and Carlos Jr., his sisters Simona, Paula, Amada, Luisa, and Alicia and their spouses, his children Daniel, Diana, Ruby, and his devoted son Richard who had cared for his parents the last several years, his grandchildren Shane, Stephanie, Daniel Jr, Stacey, Krista (Eileen), Andrea, and Jared, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Joaquin enlisted in the U.S Air Force, ranked as Senior Master Sergeant and worked as a Crew Chief on B-52 aircraft.

In his free time, he enjoyed swimming at the YMCA, the ocean, fishing, gardening, spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and was a member of the American Legion.

Viewing will be Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at Crowder Funeral Home, 401 Texas Ave., La Marque, TX 77568. After the services conclude, burial and graveside services will be at Houston National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

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