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Arcemio Costilla Sr.

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Arcemio Costilla Sr. Obituary
In Loving Memory of Mr. Arcemio (Shorty) Costilla Padron, Sr. November 28, 1935 October 26, 2012 Our beloved dad, fondly called "Papas", was called by our Heavenly Father on Friday, October 26, 2012 at the age of 76. He was born November 28, 1935 in Villa Union, Coahuila. He retired from Austin Bridge and Road Inc. in 2000 after 22 years of service. He is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, Juanita Costilla, son, Arcemio Costilla, Jr., and two siblings. Arcemio leaves behind what was closest to his heart to cherish his memory and continue his legacy; wife of 56 years, Mrs. Hermelinda Costilla, his sons and daughters, Homer Costilla (Terry), Leticia Moreno (Gilbert), Enedelia Phillips (Ken), Juanita Childs (Scott), Ernest Costilla (Donna), Marisa Rios (Gilbert), Jose Miguel Costilla (Michelle), Araceli Sharp (Scott), daughter-in-law Esther Costilla, 25 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, five siblings, and many other family members. Honored to serve as pallbearers are his grandsons, Leonardo Costilla, Christopher Costilla, Esteban Costilla, Miguel Costilla, Jacob Costilla, and family friend, Carlos Salcido. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, Elliot Childs and Demitri Sharp. The Costilla family will receive friends from noon Monday, with the recitation of the rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Angel Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Dolores Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Assumption Cemetery. Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil, for you are at my side with your rod and your staff that give me courage. (Psalm 23:4)


Published in Austin American-Statesman on Oct. 29, 2012
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