Jose E. Castillo, age 94, of Roscoe, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at St. Albert's Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Rodriguez officiating. Burial will follow at Roscoe Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Jose was born on May 6, 1916 in Las Canoas, SLP, Mexico to Artemio and Carmen Castillo. He married Ascension Vitales on Jan. 10, 1969, in Rayon, SLP, Mexico. He was a life long farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Ascension V. Castillo of Roscoe, Texas; six daughters, Janie Smith of Snyder, Texas, Leonor Ortega of Sweetwater, Texas, Rebecca Murphy of Frisco, Texas, Vickie Simpson of Snyder, Texas, Elizabeth Taylor of Lewisville, Texas and JoAnna Lee of Allen, Texas; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, Salvador Gutierrez of Las Canoas, SLP, Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Artemio and Carmen Castillo; and one sister, Socorro Castillo.
Pallbearers will be Robert Ortega, Michael Murphy, Russell Smith, Jackie Simpson, Cameron Taylor and Jared Lee.