Carlos "Blackie" Flores Sr., passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011. He was born on Jan. 19, 1944 in Robstown to Margarito and Aurelia Soliz Flores.

He is survived by his daughter, Hilda (Israel) Villarreal of Robstown; three sons, Carlos Flores Jr., Michael Flores, both of Robstown, and Valentine Gonzalez of Corpus Christi; three brothers, Juan Flores, Alvino Flores and Alejandro Flores, all of Robstown; three sisters, Odilia Ovalle, Cristina Cabello and Elva Silva, all of Robstown; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2011 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery.

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