Gregorio D. Carvajal
May 9, 1931 – October 23, 2018
Gregorio Carvajal, age 87, passed away on October 23, 2018 in Corpus Christi, TX.
He was born in Roma, TX on May 9, 1931 to his parents, Amada and Albino Carvajal.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. After his military service, he settled in Corpus Christi and married his wife of more than 60 years, Esmeralda Carbajal.
Gregorio worked as a truck driver for many years. He enjoyed music greatly and often played the bajo and the accordion. He was active in several churches and liked singing gospel songs with his wife. He loved animals and especially dogs.
He is preceded in death by two children, Roberto Ortiz Jr. and Rachel A. Falcon. He is survived by his loving wife, Esmeralda Carbajal; son, Gregorio Carbajal Jr.; daughter, Lucy (Gilbert) Garcia, both of Corpus Christi, TX; son, Rodolfo Ortiz of Pharr, TX; sisters, Baudilia Carvajal, Olga Garza, Linda Sanchez and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Funeraria del Angel-Memorial Holly on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a prayer service to be held at 6:00 pm and a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm that same evening.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm with interment to follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.
To offer condolences please visit www.funerariadelangelmholly.com
- Roberto Ortiz Jr., Son
- Rachel A. Falcon, Daughter
- Albino Carvajal, Father
- Amada Quiones, Mother
- Esmeralda Carbajal, Wife
- Gregorio Carbajal Jr., Son
- Lucy (Gilbert) Garcia, Daughter
- Rodolfo Ortiz, Son
- Baudilia Carvajal, Sister
- Olga Garza, Sister
- Linda Sanchez, Sister
- Mr. Carvajal also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
- Visitation Thursday, November 1, 2018
- Holy Rosary Thursday, November 1, 2018
- Funeral Mass Friday, November 2, 2018
- Interment Friday, November 2, 2018