Armando L. Castillo of Uvalde passed away on March 7, 2020 in Uvalde at the age of 78. He was born on August 18, 1941 in Mercedes, Texas to Donato and Elisa (Cuellar) Castillo.
He married Oralia Bernal on May 29, 1969 in Uvalde. Armando was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the Pastorial Council, The Acts Ministry, and Cursillo Movement. He was a 4th degree member of The Knights of Columbus and served as Grand Knight of 2 years. He also owned Castillo Concrete Finishers, LLC.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years of Uvalde; daughters, Belinda Gonzalez and companion, Armando Perez of Uvalde and Norma Castillo of California; sons, Armando Castillo, Jr. and companion, Karen Golden of Buda and Eddie Castillo of Ohio; sisters, Emma Villarreal, Ernestina Lopez and husband, Ruben, Oralia De Leon and husband, Jose all of San Antonio and Rosa Maria Ayala and husband, Luis of Mercedes; brother, Richard Castillo and wife, Gloria of Weslaco; numerous grandchildren, including, Randy Rey Gonzalez and Brandon Rey Gonzalez both of Uvalde; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Allen Luis Castillo; sister, Delia Sustaita; and son in law, Reynaldo Gonzalez.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A rosary will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Armando Castillo, Jr., Randy Rey Gonzalez, Brandon Rey Gonzalez, Armando Perez, JJ Suarez and Pete Arredondo.
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