Francisco Escobedo Arreola, 86, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas.
He was a founder and long-time member of Templo Bethel.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Eva G. Escobedo; mother, Josefa Arreola Escobedo; father, Romulado Escobedo, and daughter, Doraluz.
He is survived by his sons, Francisco Javier, Romualdo, Ismael and Josephat; daughters, Yolanda, Gloria and Leticia; 25 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Templo Bethel at 30th and Tampico streets.
Visitation will continue from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, with a 4 p.m. Prayer Service at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista.
Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. at Templo Bethel at 30th and Tampico streets on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.
Please meet family at the church with interment to follow to Buena Vista Burial Park.
Serving as pallbearers will be Francisco Javier Sr. Escobedo, Francisco Javier III Escobedo, Ismael Escobedo, Joey Escobedo, Romualdo Escobedo, Ebner Garza, Josephat Escobedo and Jorge De La Rosa.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest book, and send your condolences online to Francisco Escobedo Arreola's family at www.funerariadelangelbuenavista.com or www.mem.com
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, cemeteries, mausoleums, and crematory, 125 McDavitt Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 78521, (956) 541-5400. Dignity Memorial Provider.
Published in Brownsville Herald on Feb. 8, 2013