Abel C. Diaz
Abel C. Diaz, 82, of Uvalde died on May 7, 2018, in Hondo.
A rosary was held yesterday and will be held again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1935, in Del Rio to Francisca Campos (Hinojosa) and Jesus Diaz.
He married Florencia Treviño on April 23, 1957, in Uvalde.
Diaz is survived by three daughters, Norma Diaz of Houston, Anna Maria Rincon of Hondo and Victoria Diaz Briones of La Pryor; three sons, Albert Diaz of Houston, Abel Diaz Jr. of Uvalde, and Arnoldo Diaz of San Antonio; three sisters, Soledad Diaz of Wise, and Patricia Diaz and Gabriela Diaz, both of Houston; three brothers, Ernesto Diaz of Guadalajara, Mexico, Jesus Diaz of Houston and Fidel Diaz of Wise; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews, Rosa Islas of Hobbs, New Mexico, Nora Gutierrez of Uvalde, Sylvia Ceniceros of Florida, Delia Carranza of Dunley, Dora Delgado of Kansas, Andy Ballesteros of Wisconsin, Rudy Ceniceros of San Antonio and Raul Treviño of Wisconsin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sisters, Flora Diaz and Eva Ballesteros; and nephew, Sixto Ceniceros.
Pallbearers will be Robert Rincon, Adrian Rincon, Brandon Rincon, Maggie Diaz, Ariana Diaz and DyAllan Pamatian.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com