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Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home

601 North Alleghaney, Odessa, TX

OBITUARY

Carlos Edmundo Marquez

October 12, 1934September 30, 2019
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KATY, TEXAS - Carlos Edmundo "Mundo" Marquez died peacefully at Sterling Oaks Rehabilitation on September 30, 2019 in Katy, Texas at the age of 84.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Paula Marquez, his parents Calistro & Isabell Marquez; his sisters Juanita Fuentez, Sophia Sanchez, Mary Lou Samaniego, Frances Basquez, Valentina Flores and Ruth Hernandez.

Those left to remember him include his five children and their spouses: Chris & Julie Marquez of Arlington, TX; Monica & Matthew Gerard of Katy, TX; Paul (Greg) & Letty Marquez of Arlington, TX; Charlie & Trish Marquez of Odessa, Texas & David & Mari Marquez of Odessa, TX; as well as ten grandchildren: Annette, Melissa, LeAndra, Sabrina, Gaby, Ariane, Paul, Armand, Andre and Veronica; and four great grandchildren: Alex, Faith, Jayce and Zachary. Carlos was born on October 12, 1934 in Bronte, Texas to Calistro & Isabell Marquez. After moving to Odessa, he met Paula (Polly) Cortez, his favorite dancing partner and the love of his life. He proudly served a full term in the United States Army. Carlos and Polly were married in 1959.

Carlos was a master electrician and worked for Dixie Electric and Saulsbury Industries. He retired from Saulsbury in 2011 after 36 years of employment. As a young man, Carlos played trumpet in a dance band, and maintained his love for music, especially big band jazz, to the end of his life. He enjoyed playing pool and sharing barbecue with family and friends. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

Public viewing at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home at 601 N. Alleghany Ave., Odessa, TX 79761 on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-9pm.

A Rosary will be held at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home at 7:00pm Sunday, October 6, 2019. Funeral Mass will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1pm. Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery, Los Angeles section. Father Bernard will officiate the ceremony.

All are welcome to attend and celebrate Carlos's life.

Pallbearers will be Paul Marquez, Armand and Andre Gerard, Jeremiah Soto, Joshua Rodriguez, Alex Bejaran and Selso Mata.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sterling Oaks for making his stay as pleasant as possible. He enjoyed all the playful interaction with the staff and loved hearing them call him

"Boss Papa."

  • FAMILY

  • Paula Marquez, Wife (deceased)
  • Calistro Marquez, Father (deceased)
  • Isabell Marquez, Mother (deceased)
  • Juanita Fuentez, Sister (deceased)
  • Sophia Sanchez, Sister (deceased)
  • Mary Lou Samaniego, Sister (deceased)
  • Frances Basquez, Sister (deceased)
  • Valentina Flores, Sister (deceased)
  • Ruth Hernandez, Sister (deceased)
  • Chris and Julie (Wife) Marquez, Son
  • Monica and Mathew (Husband) Gerard, Daughter
  • Paul (Greg) and Letty (Wife) Marquez, Son
  • Charlie and Trish (Wife) Marquez, Son
  • David and Mari (Wife) Marquez, Son
  • Mr. Marquez also leaves ten grandchildren: Annette, Melissa, Leandra, Sabrina, Gaby, Ariane, Paul, Armand, Andre, and Veronica; and four great grandchildren: Alex, Faith, Jayce and Zachary to cherish his memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Paul Marquez, Pallbearer
  • Armand and Andre Gerard, Pallbearer
  • Jeremiah Soto, Pallbearer
  • Joshua Rodriguez, Pallbearer
  • Alex Bejaran, Pallbearer
  • Selso Mata, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, October 6, 2019
  • Rosary Sunday, October 6, 2019
  • Mass Monday, October 7, 2019

Memories

Carlos Edmundo Marquez

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Evaristo Cortez, Jr

October 3, 2019

Uncle Mundo -
Thank you for being a father figure to my dad (Evaristo) and for being a kindred spirit for our family. You are loved and will be missed. Rest in Paradise - Give my pops a big hug and Tia one of those big kisses on her cheek, like she used to give me.

My condolences to my cousins.... I love you all!

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