Rafael C. Abrego, 72, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010. He was born on Dec. 15, 1937 in Rio Hondo, Texas to Conrado and Rafaela Cortez Abrego.

He was a contractor.

He is survived by his wife, Lucia Abrego of Robstown, Texas; his children, Diana Acebedo of Petronila, Texas, Pablo Abrego, Rafael Abrego Jr., Zulema Tovar, Randy Abrego, and Lucia Marie Abrego, all of Robstown, Texas; his brother, Pablo Abrego; his sister Hortencia Gutierrez; 20 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.