Roman Soto Mercado, 78, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, surrounded by his beloved family and friends. Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Roman was born Oct. 13, 1934, in Fort Worth to Roman P. and Atilana S. Mercado. He grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Trimble Tech High School. He joined the Army
and spent most of his military service in Germany and France. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service with over 30 years of service. During that time frame he attended several courses of interest at TCJC. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Joaquin, Benito and Antonio, Mary M. Ramos, Antonia M. Medrano and Josefina M. Vasquez. Survivors: Loving wife of 37 years, Helen Flores Mercado; siblings, Lupe Soto Mercado and Cayetana Mercado Castillo; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Danelle Day and Layne Woodward.