Apolinar Lopez Salazar of La Pryor passed away on October 8, 2017 at Sorrento Nursing Home in San Antonio at the age of 80. He was born on July 23, 1937 in Taft, Texas to Alberto Garza and San Juana (Lopez) Salazar. He married Margarita Quijano in La Pryor on April 9, 1965.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years of La Pryor; daughters, Peggy Ann Salazar and Benita De La Garza both of Uvalde, Roxann Salazar and Dora Salazar both of San Antonio; sons, Martin Q. Salazar, Mark A. Salazar, and John A. Salazar all of San Antonio, Albert Salazar of Uvalde and Benjamin L. Salazar of Florida; sisters, Ramona Gonzalez of San Antonio, Vicenta Vega of Florida, Rojelia Salazar of La Pryor and Berta Perez of Victoria; 28 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Balicia Ramirez, Benita Tellez, and Francisca Salazar; and brother, Jacinto Salazar.
A prayer service will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at La Pryor Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Martin Q. Salazar, Mark A. Salazar, Albert Salazar, John A. Salazar, Benjamin L. Salazar, Albert De La Garza, Marco Hoyuela and Brian L. Mendoza.
R.I.P papito lindo. Thank you for being the best dad. Thank you for the beautiful memories we have of you. I thank the good Lord for blessing us with the greatest father ever. You are our guardian angel now papito, take care of all of us. We will see each other again soon. I LOVE YOU PAPPITO
Peggy Ann SalazarUvalde, TX
RIP Mr. Salazar. Thank you for raising a wonderful person that our daughter called husband, and our grandchildren called daddy. May you rest in peace and may God comfort your wife and family. Condolence to Salazar family.
Flora & GRHowell, MI
We love you dad! Thank you for the deliberate and purposeful life, love, and commitment you shared to us. You'll be missed. REST IN PEACE PAPA.
Benjamin SALAZAREglin AFB, FL
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tia Maggie and with your family. May God be with you'll. We love you .
Candelario & Mary BalderasSchertz, TX