Pedro V. Peña Jr.

Pedro V. Peña Jr.

Pedro V. “La Pitocha” Peña Jr., 65, of Uvalde died on May 6, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

He was born on Dec. 21, 1951, in Sabinal to Guadalupe (Villasana) and Aurelio Fernandez.

He married Angelita A. Aguilar on Dec. 21, 1979, in Uvalde.

He worked as a sheep-shearer.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, of Uvalde; two daughters, Gabby Ayala and husband, Robert, of Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, and Christina Peña of San Antonio; three grandchildren; his mother, of Uvalde; one sister, Marisol Fernandez of San Antonio; and one brother, Juan Manuel Peña of Missouri.

A visitation was held yesterday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Uvalde Funeral Home, and a rosary was recited.

Pallbearers will be Estevan Vasquez, Estevan Vasquez III, Richard Aguilar, Richardo Aguilar Jr., Kristian Aguilar and Benito Trinidad.

Interment of ashes will be held at a later date.



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