Corpus Christi - Arnoldo Diaz (78) born May 13, 1942 passed on January 2, 2021 due to natural causes. He was born in Mercedes, TX and was a long-time resident of Corpus Christi. He served in the army for 30 years, including two tours in Vietnam, retiring as a Command Sargent Major. He enjoyed fishing, watching birds and sports.
Arnold is preceded in death by his parents, Josefa and Armando; one sister, Livia Diaz; and his wife, Sherion Burress Diaz. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Pollard Diaz; son, Arnold Diaz Jr (Stacy); daughter, Erica Hawks (Kelly); grandchildren, Lauren and Michael Diaz and Trace Armstrong; two sisters, Elma Carlson (Don) and Hilda Diaz; two brothers, Armando Diaz (Susan) and Michael Diaz (Lindsey Caviness) and numerous nieces and nephews.
He will be interred at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX. Services will be held later.