Salvador Alvarado, 92, of Crystal City died on Oct. 26, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on Jan. 23, 1926, in Cotulla to Francisca (Deoscio) and Jesus Alvarado.
He was preceded in death by his parents: wife, Maria De Jesus Lopez Alvarado; and grandson, Ernesto B. Diaz Jr.
Alvarado is survived by five daughters, Maria A. Serna, Lilia Alvarado, and Graciela Alvarado, all of Crystal City, Dora A. Diaz of Uvalde and Berta A. Tuten of Lockhart; one son, Roy Alvarado of New Braunfels; three sisters, Hortencia Garcia and Angelina Alvarado, both of La Pryor, Enriqueta Del Toro of Hereford; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, from noon to 9 p.m. and again Oct. 31, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. each day as well, all at Castle Ridge Mortuary in Crystal City.
A funeral service was held on Nov. 1, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Benito Juarez Cemetery in Crystal City.