BARRON, Jr., Manuel|
Manuel Barron Jr., age 76 of Westlake passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014. He was born on October 1, 1937 to Manuel Barron Sr. and Eloisa Murillo Barron in Lockhart, Texas. Attended Lockhart High School in graduated in 1958 and attended the University of Texas for three years. Was a member of the Texas National Guard Infantry from January 1957 through December 1965 returned in August 1976 retiring in 1989. Manuel began working as a Superintendent of Postal Operations at the Lockhart Post Office in 1967. He was an active member of St. John Neumann, a member of Knights of Columbus, Usher, Greeter, and Money Counter. Manuel enjoyed gardening, traveling, mentor for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. He would always say, 'If you want anything done, You have to do it yourself.'
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Valentin (died at age 4); sisters, Susie Hernandez, Mary Lillian Rocha.
Manuel is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lydia Barron; daughters, Lisa Demarets, Celeste Barron; grandchild, Simone Demarets; siblings, Johnny, Eloisa Barron, Mary Alice Olivo, Connie Tello.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Interment 9:00 am Friday, July 4, 2014 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.
Memorials and guestbook online at www.wcfish.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from July 2 to July 4, 2014