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Funeraria del Angel Palm Valley

4607 North Sugar Road, Pharr, TX

OBITUARY

Armando Rangel

June 16, 1952June 24, 2020
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Armando Rangel, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Pharr. Armando was born June 16, 1952 in Weslaco to Carmelo and Angela Rangel.

Armando was a beloved husband and father who always had a smile on and loved his morning coffee, black with no sugar. He was known as ‘El Hijo de Angelita' and had an unrelenting passion for music. Armando began his career as a musician with Grupo Sangre Joven and then with Super Estrella from Houston, Texas for more than 10 years. He also recorded with Mexican bands such as Mister Chivo, Liberacion, and El Pega Pega.

He dedicated over 30 years working as a radio announcer for KGVT 98.5 in Harlingen and McAllen and Recuerdo KBTQ 96.1 in McAllen. His hobbies also included listening to music, and watching movies, especially comedies. Armando’s unique personality and amazing charisma will be forever remembered and greatly missed.

Armando is survived by her wife, Guadalupe Rangel; daughter Mandy Rangel; three granddaughters, Sophia, Samantha and Sabrina, as well as his sister Teresa Rangel.

Armando was preceded in death by his parents Carmelo and Angela Rangel

A visitation for Armando will be held Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Funeraria Del Angel Palm Valley, Chapel of Remembrance with a rosary recited on Sunday at 7:00 PM. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Funeraria Del Angel Palm Valley with interment to follow at 1:00 PM at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Palm Valley of Pharr, Texas.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmvalleyfh.com for the Rangel family.

To comply with the current county mandate, masks are required to enter the building and social distancing is recommended.

  • FAMILY

  • Guadalupe Rangel, Wife
  • Mandy Rangel, Daughter
  • Sophia Castillo, Granddaughter
  • Samantha Castillo, Granddaughter
  • Sabrina Castillo, Granddaughter
  • Teresa Rangel, Sister
  • and numerous extended family and friends.

Services

  • Velacion

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Rosario

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Servicio Funebre

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Sepelio

    Monday, June 29, 2020

Memories

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Jose Guadalupe Sepulveda

June 30, 2020

Conoci a Armando Durante Los años que trabajamos en la kGBT y KIWW siempre fue un Buen amigo mis condolencias para su appreciable familia que tambien tuve El gusto de conocer descansa en Paz amigo.

Catherine Robledo

June 27, 2020

Our condolences to the Rangel family. May the Lord be with you in your time of need. May your father rest in peace.

Benjamin VALDEZ

June 27, 2020

Had the privilege to work with Armando Rangel on my radio and tv show. Learned a lot from his experience and enthusiasm. Our radio show was daily mon-fri 4pm to 5pm for about 4 yrs on 1170 AM Univision Radio and TV show on Somos el Valle channel 5.2 our show were called " In the blink of the eye " lots other great laughs and memories. He enjoyed our networking lunch meetings. R I.P. my friend .

Ever Trevino

June 26, 2020

My condolences to the Rangel family . We lost a wonderful man and the music Industry will forever miss him . Thanks for all those great moments of joy. Mandy, on behalf of the Treviño family may your Dad Rest In Peace . Blessings and reconciliation to all the Rangel family . 🙏

Vargas Aguilar

June 26, 2020

Mi más sentido pésame un abrazo a la familia. Lo siento mucho excelente compañero en Somos el Valle

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