Pedro Reyes Padilla LUBBOCK-Pedro Reyes Padilla passed into eternal life on Jan. 9, 2017. He was born Feb. 12, 1929, in Gregory, Texas, to the late Felipe and Elena Padilla. Pedro is survived by his wife of 58 years, Felicita Padilla; six children, Peter Jr. of New York State, Rita Helen and husband, Freddy Elias, Maria and husband, John Scardasis, Martina and husband, Ricky Robles, Robert and wife, Kerri Padilla, and Valdomero Padilla; 15 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Felipe and Marcos Esqueda; and three sisters, Maria Reyes, Juanita Ramirez, and Josefina Molina. Pedro was preceded in death by two children, Johnny and Elizabeth Padilla, and sister, Alicia. Visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a prayer service followed by a rosary starting at 6:30 p.m. at Chapel of Grace Funeral Home, 1928 34th Street, Lubbock, Texas. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with interment following in the City of Lubbock Cemetery. He enjoyed playing bingo and being outside doing yard work. Pedro was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved his family more than anything and will be greatly missed. A special thanks to Kindred Hospice Care for the amazing care they gave to him and the family.
Chapel of Grace Funeral Home
1928 34th Street
Lubbock, TX 79411
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 11, 2017