SENIOR POLICE OFFICER
AMADO HUERTA, JR.
Senior Police Officer Amado Huerta, Jr., 44, of Houston, Texas died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday, October 21, 2012. He was a 16- year veteran of the Houston Police Department. Officer Huerta was assigned to HPD Traffic Enforcement's Solo Detail. He was born in Brownsville, Texas on September 16, 1986.
His father, Amado Huerta, Sr., preceded him in death.
"Kookie" is survived by his wife, Sylvia; his mother, Margarita Lankford; his children, Riley, Sabrina, and Monica; step-children, Victor and Sylvia; his siblings, Ruben, Christina, Corina (Fabian) and David (Petra) Huerta.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and internment followed at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, Houston, Texas.
Kookie, we will forever miss your constant smile and sense of humor.