Richard Escamilla

Richard Escamilla LUBBOCK-Funeral services for Richard Escamilla, 53, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with Fr. Brian Wood officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Friends are invited to pray the Rosary at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 9, 2013, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 3011 Erskine St. Richard passed into the waiting arms of Jesus on Jan. 6, 2013. He was born on April 18, 1959. He married Mary Corina Ortiz on Nov. 18, 1989, in Lubbock, Texas. Richard was a mechanic by trade. He worked for Ditch Witch for 15 years. He was a music minister at Our Lady of Grace and formerly at Calvary Baptist. He also enjoyed playing with Mariachi Cari o. Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Mary Corina; two sons, Richard Lee (Danielle), and Robert Lee; and two grandchildren, Lauren Nicole and Richard John Matthew, all of Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his parents, Enos and Santos Escamilla; his loving caregiver, Beatrice Cannady; and his in-laws, John and Connie Ortiz.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 9, 2013