Funeral service for Trinidad Corrales, 87, of Frederick, were held Friday, April 4 at the First Baptist Church in Frederick, with the Rev. Abel Gonzalez, pastor of Primera Iglesia Bautista of Frederick officiating. A prayer service was held April 3 at Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Corrales passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at a Lawton hospital.
Burial was in the Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home.
He was born May 29, 1926, in Barrington, Texas, to Juan M. and Agrelia (Hernandez) Corrales. He moved to Colorado at an early age with his family. He was united in marriage to Amparo "Peggy" Hernandez on Nov. 1, 1947, at Fort Morgan, Colo. They moved to Frederick and she preceded him in death on April 3, 1983. He married Josie (Flores) Hicks on July 26, 1986, in Frederick at Primera Iglesia Bautista. He worked on the Rail Road, Hines Factory, General Motors, Alcaers Feed Lot and then for K & T Farm and Ranch for 35 years before retiring. After initially retiring from farming/ranching, he worked for Brink Auction. He enjoyed people and never met a stranger. He enjoyed cooking. He loved spending time with family, friends and his "Cow Dog". He was a member and deacon of Primera Iglesia Bautista. He had a passion for and was active in prison ministry.
In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Maria Romero, Margie Zapata, and Petra Bailey; and one brother, Paul R. Corrales.
Survivors include his wife Josie Corrales of the home; eight sons, Trinidad Corrales, Jr. and wife Sheree, of Cleburne, Texas, David Corrales of Altus, Daniel Corrales and wife Linda, Juan Corrales, Raymond Corrales, Paul Corrales, Jimmy Hicks, all of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Gary Hicks and wife Kristi of Palestine, Texas; six daughters, Elvira Corrales of San Antonio, Texas, Rosa Villeda, Grace Martinez, Lisa Corrales and Ruben Alvarado, all of Wichita Falls, JoAnna O'Neill of Houston, and Linda Haston and husband Danny of Frederick; one sister, Braulia Ruiz of Weldona, Colo.; 49 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to Primera Iglesia Bautista, P. O. Box 943, Frederick, OK 73542, in loving memory of Trinidad Corrales.
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