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Romeo Davila

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Romeo H. Davila was called home by the Lord on August 6, 2014, at the age of 92. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, on February 22, 1922. Since age 16, he was a proud member of the Prospect Hill Triangles, a boys' baseball organization. At the time of his death, Romeo was the last surviving member of the original 40 members. His involvement with the Triangles led to his love of baseball, playing until he was 37, and eventually moving his to give back to the youth of the community by coaching 4 years of Pony League. He graduated from Fox Tech High School in 1939, and was a proud veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy. He was retired form Civil Service at historical former Kelly Air Force Base. Of the places he enjoyed most, nothing compared to home, his beloved ""Long Acres"" in Helotes. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Davila; parents, Fidencio and Theresa Davila; and brothers, Jose and Fidencio Davila. Mr. Davila is loved and will be missed by his children, Cynthia Davila (Uriel) and George Davila (Helen); 3 grandchildren, Russell and Steven Alameda and Adam Davila; 5 great-grandchildren, Ileana, Claudia, Ava, Austin and Nicolas Alameda; and loving nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at Castillo Mission Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. Family and friends will gather at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 13715 Riggs Road, Helotes, Texas 78203, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, for Viewing, with the Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Cemetery in Helotes. Services under the direction of Castillo Mission Funeral Home.

Published in Express-News on Aug. 10, 2014
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