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Jose Roberto "Robert" Esquivel

February 20, 1958 ~ June 11, 2019 (age 61)

Jose Roberto "Robert" Esquivel, 61, of George West, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Mr. Esquivel was born Feb. 20, 1958 in Laredo to Roberto and Enedina Rodriguez (Leal) Esquivel. He married Mary Gonzales in George West on May 1, 1981. He was a 1977 graduate of George West High School. Upon graduation, he began his career at Sigmore Refinery, later known as Diamond Shamrock, Ultramar Diamond Shamrock and more recently Valero Refinery. His career started in the maintenance department as well as other positions which led him to promotions as unit superintendent and operational manager as of 2014. He was an active member of St. George Catholic Church and enjoyed yard work. As an avid George West Longhorn fan, he enjoyed and supported all sports events.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roberto and Enedina Esquivel; and a brother, Juan Esquivel.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Mary Esquivel of George West; a son, Matthew (Victoria) Esquivel of George West; a brother, Jesse (Romelia) Esquivel of Nell; a sister, Rose (Robert) Chapa of Sandia; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Galloway & Sons Chapel in George West and will continue at St. George Catholic Church from 6 to 8 p.m. A rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 o'clock.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at St. George Catholic Church with Father George Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Oakville Cemetery in Oakville.

Pallbearers will be Bert Ruiz, Jesse Esquivel, Lee Leal, Scott Carroll, Carl Lundquist, Lonnie Merks, Rudy Martinez and Steve Ammann.

Visitation


Public Visitation

Galloway & Sons Chapel and St. George Catholic Church
506 San Marcos, 304 Crockett St.
George West, TX  78102
Friday, June 14, 2019
2:00-5:30 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m

Rosary

St. George Catholic Church
304 Crockett St.
George West, TX  78102
Friday, June 14, 2019
7:00 p.m.

 

Service


Funeral Mass

St. George Catholic Church
304 Crockett St.
George West, TX  78102
Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.

 

 

Cemetery


Oakville Cemetery
Oakville, TX  

 

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