Apr. 25, 1977 - Apr. 10, 2014
Luis Castro Jr., 36, of Calexico passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 of natural causes in Calexico.
Family members called him junior. and his friends called him Indio. Luis was a great man with a heart of gold. He was smart, hard working and sweet but kindness was his biggest trait.
Luis was born in Calexico where he graduated from Calexico High School, shortly after that he married Sylvia Burgos and moved to San Diego, CA where he worked for West Capital becoming a supervisor. He later moved back where he worked at Sun Community FCU as a reposesor. Soon after he became owner of a successful trucking company "New Star" He loved his family specially Viana Muro and daughter Morayma Castro being the love of his life.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Luis Castro; grandparents, Ignacio and Eva Anaya; cousins, Luis Javier Castro and Jorge Alberto Castro.
Luis is survived by his father, Luis A. Castro; mother, Lydia Murillo of Calexico, Viana Muro and daughter, Morayma Castro of Calexico; siblings, Morayma and Gus Niebla, of Murietta, CA, Luis and Georgeann Murillo of San Diego, Yolanda and Antonio Macias, Ariok and Gracie Castro, Israel and Nicole Castro, Jorge Aron Castro all from Calexico; uncles and aunts, Eduardo and Rosemary Anaya of Long Beach, CA, Jorge and Gloria Castro, Jimmy Castro, Connie and Andrew Escobar, Yolanda Castro Auyon, Moses and Martha Castro; cousins, Yolanda and Sergio Beltran and many more cousins, nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Hems Brothers Mortuary in Calexico. Service will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9 a.m. at Calexico 7th Day Adventist Church and will be officiated by Pastor Pedro Rascon. Burial will immediately follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online on Apr. 22, 2014