Rafael E. Narvaez

May 31, 1936August 28, 2018

Rafael E Narvaez affectionately known as “Papa Henry” was called home on August 28, 2018.

Henry was born on May 31, 1936, in Falfurrias Tx to Rafael Narvaez and Rufina Narvaez. Preceded in death brother Ruben Narvaez (Delores) sister Mary Helen Galindo (Rodolpho).

Henry is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years Maria C Narvaez, daughters; Gloria Mesa (John), Sylvia Chapa (Jorge), Doranda Narvaez (Guadalupe); grandchildren: Jorge L Chapa Jr, Stephen T Le (Tiffany), Abraham Chapa (Lily), Marquez Colby (Ashley), Alexander Colby (Stephanie), David Colby, Johnathan D Mesa (Vanessa), Stephanie D Mesa; great grandchildren: Roman A Chapa, Ariadne G Colby, Stephen D Le III. Henry was very excited for the future arrival of his fourth great grandchild baby Lucas.

Henry was a natural born business man alongside business partners Mark and Maria Marroquin and family, together they had many successful business ventures, although role as a husband, father and grandfather always came first. Henry was never too busy to extend a loving hug, lend an ear or offer advice. He loved us all fiercely and unconditionally he will be missed.


  • Visitation Friday, August 31, 2018
  • Rosary Service Friday, August 31, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 1, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, September 1, 2018

Rafael E. Narvaez

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