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2009-05-21 / Obituaries

Charles V. Longoria, Jr.

January21,1931- May11,2009

Charles V. Longoria, Jr. was born January 21, 1931 in Karnes City, Texas to Antonio Serda and Charles Longoria, Sr. He lived in Rockdale and had worked as a Journeyman Boilermaker for H.B. Zachry.

On August 13, 1964, he and Eva Merlinda Garza were married in Rusk, Texas. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale.

Charles passed away Monday, May 11, 2009 in the V.A. Hospital in Temple, reaching the age of 78. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jesse Longoria.

Surviving; His wife of 44 years, Eva Longoria of Rockdale; son, Charles David Longoria and wife Natisha of Cameron; five daughters, Blanca Kilcrease and husband Kenny of Rockdale, Edna Lopez and husband Tony of San Antonio, Clair Theibert and husband John of Kentucky, Teresa Longoria of San Antonio and Laura Fourdyce and husband Tony of San Antonio; brother, Fortunato Longoria of Tilden, Texas; sisters; Nora Crabtree of San Antonio and Angie Longoria of San Antonio; 21 grandchildren, Angela Sanchez and husband Benito, Heather Morton & husband Caleb, Ritchie Licea, Zach Kilcrease, Erin Kilcrease & wife Gina, Kendra Tuttle & husband Zack, Dylan, Adrian, Nicholas and Joey Longoria, Johnny, Tom and Mary Theibert, Joseph, Veronica and Teresa Lancaster, Elijah and Rudy Lopez, Chris West, Valerie Longoria, Letty Trevino; three great-grandchildren; Xzavior, Xzaine and Xzander Sanchez.

Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. Gregory Hanks and Deacon Gus Coelho officiating.

Visitation, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Rosary 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2009 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in his name to Rockdale Federal Credit Union, 1821 W. Cameron, Rockdale, Texas 76567.

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