Julian Gallegos Sr., 63, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009.

He was born on Feb.16, 1945 in Robstown to Carlos Gallegos and Guadalupe Salazar Gallegos. Julian was a retired concrete finisher, a member of the Crusillistas, a member of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, a member of the Guadalupanas of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Robstown, a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown, and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy Lee Gallegos, and his parents, Carlos and Guadalupe Gallegos.

He is survived by his wife, Eliza Gallegos of Robstown; his children, Julian (Leonor) Gallegos Jr. of Richardson, and Marivel G. (Reynaldo) Lara of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Carlos Gallegos of Robstown, and Aurelio Gallegos of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Marcelina Gallardo of Corpus Christi, and Virginia Gallegos of Robstown; one grandson, Masun Rey Lara; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment followed in Robstown Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.