Robert "El Kennedy" Chapa Sr., 62, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.

He was born April 23, 1946 in Robstown to Tomas Chapa and Aurora Garza Chapa. He was a Catholic and lived most of his life in Robstown.

Survivors include his wife, Andrea Loredo Chapa of Robstown; his children, Alicia Gomez of Corpus Christi, and Robert (Selinda Sally) Chapa Jr. stationed at Ft. Rucker, Ala., and Alex G. Rodriguez of Houston; his two brothers, Joe (the late Maria Antonia) Rivera of Robstown, and Ricardo Garza of Robstown; two sisters, Aurora Rivera Rosas and Herlinda C. De La Cruz, both of Corpus Christi; seven grandchildren, Noel Brandon Gomez, Allison Rae Gomez, Christina Marie Gomez, Matthew Adam Garza, Robert Steven Chapa, Ryan Chapa and Jesse Gamez; and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Anthony Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.