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Ponciano Botello Jr.

March 5, 1946January 11, 2018

Ponciano Botello, Jr. age 71 of Robstown TX passed away on January 11, 2018. He was born in Corpus Christi Texas on March 5, 1946. Graduate from Miller High School. He married Patricia Botello on June 2, 1999. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War from 1968-1970 and was medically discharged to injuries he sustained during the war. He is survived by his chilldren; Ponciano Botello III (Cynthia), Sandra Botello, Veronica Botello Rocha (David), Angelica Botello Silva (Sam), John David Botello, Esmeralda Elizabeth Hernandez, Alexandria Botello, and Ulysses Botello; his grandchildren: Ponciano Botello IV, Valarie Botello, Marrissa Botello, Emma Botello, Julian Botello, Crystal DeLeon Cavada (Micheal Cavada Sr), Cassandra DeLeon, Marcus Davila, Bobbie Dee Rocha, Davina Michelle Rocha, Samuel Brandon Silva, Nickolas Angel Silva, Diego Iman Silva, Nayeli Rose Silva, Maria Lerose Botello, Dawn Michelle Botello, Brandon Leigh Botello,and Samantha Jane Botello; his loving great-grandchildren: Micheal Cavada Jr, Mikayla Cavada, and Kian Lee Davila; his brothers, Jessie Botello and Rosendo Segura, Jr. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00pm

In Your Honor unselfishly, you left your children and your family, You left behind your sisters and your brothers. Leaving your beloved children and wife, You put on hold, your dreams-your life. On foreign soil, you found yourself planted To fight for those whose freedom you granted. Without your sacrifice, their cause would be lost But you carried onward, no matter the cost. Many horrors you had endured and seen. Many faces had haunted your dreams. You cheered as your enemies littered the ground; You cried as your brothers fell all around. When it was over, you came back home, You were left with memories to face all alone; You found yourself in the company of friends As their crosses cast shadows across the land. You survived and were forever scarred Emotionally, physically, permanently marred. Those who did not now sleep eternally 'Neath the ground they had given their lives to keep free. With a hand upon my heart, I feel the pride and respect; my reverence is revealed in the tears that now stream down my upturned face As our flag waves above you, in her glory and grace. Freedom was the gift that you unselfishly gave Pain and death was the price that you ultimately paid. Every day, I give my utmost admiration To you dad that fought to defend our nation.

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Rita

January 22, 2018

I am deeply sorry for this loss to family and friends. Our Heavenly Father is the God of Comfort; may you draw strength and hope from his words recorded in the scriptures:

Sandra Botello

January 20, 2018

Dad I will always remember you as the strong and funny man that u were. Even when you were sick you always had something funny to say I will miss you so much and I love you so much. My the lord take u in his hands and keep you safe.

Lorene(Bernal) Frankson

January 19, 2018

Having just recently connected with my cousin April 2017. Was so saddened to hear of his passing. Glad we had that time. As we both have aged, we also laughed when I told he looks like his dad and he said you look like your mom! Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace!

Veronica Botello Rocha

January 16, 2018

I miss you daddy... I know one day we will meet again... always in my heart

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