Francisco Rios, 90, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. He was born on May 11, 1920 in Corpus Christi to Jose and Dolores Contreras Rios.
He was a Catholic and a lifelong resident of Robstown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Angelita Rios; a son, Tomas Rios; and six sisters.
He is survived by his children, Enrique (Maria) Rios, Lupe (Pancho) Oyervides, Josie (Joe) Bayardo, Juan (Minnie) Rios, Vangie (the late Luis) Garza, and Mike (Vicky) Rios, all of Robstown; 22 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren, 17 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2011 and on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown.
The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Burial followed at St. Anthony's Cemetery.
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