Jose Manuel Bayardo Sr., 66, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010. He was born on July 30, 1944 in Robstown to Manuel and Guadalupe Magallan Bayardo.

He was employed with Reynold's Metal for 14 years and also worked with the Department of Human Resources for 15 years.

Joe was a member of the KC Council 3110, a Grand Knight, a District Deputy, and a 4th Degree. Joe was also in the Finance and Stewardship Committee, a Guadalupano, and a Crusillista.

He also served on the Robstown Independent School District Board and was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic School Board for 15 years. Joe was a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Hilda V. Bayardo of Robstown; his children, Jose Manuel Bayardo Jr. of Grand Prairie, Laura Ann (Andres) Bayardo-Montemayor of Robstown, Francisco "Frankie" (Cynthia) Bayardo and Rhonda Bayardo, both of San Antonio; three brothers, Santiago (Teresa) Bayardo of Robstown, Fernando (Marivel) Bayardo and Ernesto (Yuri) Bayardo, both of Houston; three sisters, Rosario Garcia Bayardo of Houston, Diana (Guillermo) Moreno of San Antonio, and Rocio (Jose) Andrade of Houston; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 and on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.