Alex Castillo

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Alex Castillo



Alex Castillo, 78, passed away when his golden heart stopped beating on March 18, 2018. Alex was born on May 25, 1939 in Jarales, NM to Federico and Lucia Castillo. He was the youngest of six children and numerous half and step siblings. Alex graduated from Belen High School, later worked at Plateau Supply and then retired from Central Motive Power in 2004. Alex had a strong work ethic and upon retirement continued to busy himself taking care of his family, friends, and especially his grandkids. Throughout his life, Alex was an excellent athlete, excelling in both bowling and baseball. When his kids were young, he enjoyed coaching Little League. Alex loved to watch his favorite team, the New York Yankees, on TV every chance he got. Alex is survived by his wife and constant companion, Peggy; his son, Mark Castillo; and his daughters, Lisa Robinson and Michelle Dowler. His son "Rocky" preceded him in death. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren who were his pride and joy.

Funeral services will be held at Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE in Albuquerque on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm.

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Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque - Albuquerque
225 San Mateo NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-764-9663
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 21, 2018