Humberto "Beto" B. Bocanegra, 81, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.

He was born on April 29, 1929 in Kingsville to Feliz and Dominga Baron Bocanegra.

He was retired from the United States Army and a Catholic.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Wesley Bocanegra.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Olivia Luna Bocanegra; his children, Nicole Lee (Jimmy Martinez) Bocanegra of Robstown, Beto (Marsha Vaughan) Bocanegra III of Skidmore, Andrew Bocanegra, and Gino (Audrey Martinez) Bocanegra, both of Robstown, Olga (Daniel) Acuna of San Antonio, Humberto Bocanegra Jr., Orfia Ann (Jesse) Pena, Annabell Bocanegra, and Hector Bocanegra, all of Robstown; one brother, Ranuel Bocanegra of Robstown; a niece, Benny Bocanegra; a nephew, Pelon Bocanegra, both of Robstown; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.

Services will be private.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.