Luis Franco Esquivel

July 9, 1920June 23, 2013

Luis Franco Esquivel was born in Florencia, Coahuila, Mexico to Nicolas and Sixta Esquivel on July 9, 1920. He was raised in San Saba and San Angelo, Texas. He married Adelina Herrera on June 19, 1944; he and Adelina had just reached their 69th year of marriage 4 days prior to his departure. Luis served in the U.S. Army during WWII in France and Germany. He received a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He was a Barber in San Angelo and owner of his Barber Shop for many years. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles with his many friends. Luis died on June 23, 2013 of the natural effects of aging. He was preceded in death by his parents Nicolas and Sixta; an infant son, Luis; three sisters, Leonor, Laura, and Inez. He is survived by three sisters, Melilia, Victoria, and Juanita; his wife Adelina; two daughters Vera and Vickie; one son Lee; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Luis’s family would like to express their deepest gratitude to all his family members, friends, the hospice nurses and aids for the wonderful care and support during the last days of his life.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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Ignacio Gonzales

June 27, 2013

Mr Esquivel was my father's barber for a very long , my prayers for his family and lee , who was a classmate of mine

Rebecca Polanco Flores

June 26, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to Sis Della and all the family.
I remember Bro.Luis in church and remember a sweet, loving spirited man of God. I remember when he was my dad's barber. You were truely blessed to have had such a wonderful husband,father,grandfather,
uncle and we were truely blessed to have known him as a friend. Our prayers are with Sis Della and all the family.

manuel, narce, mariana vallejo

June 26, 2013

nuestras condolencias a la familia esquivel. que dios les de muchas fuerzas y resignacion. don luis era como un abuelo para nostros. los queremos mucho y estaremos pendientes de nuestra abuela adelina.

Mark Valdez

June 26, 2013

That Man could cut hair. RIP.

Rita Rosie and John Fuentes

June 26, 2013

On behalf of the Rosendo and Virginia Fuentes families Rita Rosie and John, we extend our sincere sympathy and prayers of comfort and peace on your great loss.

Eliseo Cardenas

June 26, 2013

Dear Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord be with every single one of you at this time and bring you comfort. May God Bless you and your beautiful family.

June 25, 2013

My heart was saddened at the news of our Uncle Louis' departure. But at the same time I rejoiced just thinking about the reunion that must be taking place in heaven with so many of our family having been followers of Jesus Christ;indeed we have a hope! My sincere condolences to my Tia Dell and my dear cousins, you are in my prayers. Thank you Lord for Tio who was such a sweet,loving,and kind man. Grace R Sanchez

June 25, 2013

Tia Dell and rest of family, sorry to hear of Tio's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Tio Luis was a sweet man, he will be missed. We pray the Holy Spirit comforts you in your time of loss. We love you. God bless you. Ernestine and Eliseo Ruiz

Eddie Coronado

June 25, 2013

So sorry to hear of Mr Esquivel's passing, but am glad to see he reached such an elderly age. I remember Luis when he first started as a barber. He was my dad's "pupil". My dad thought very highly of him. My condelences to the family. Eddie Coronado

June 25, 2013

Dear Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your life. Uncle Luis was a great person. His menories will live on for ever. God bless all who remain in his name. An ANGEL has gotten his wings. Prayers to come you your way.
Love always Carol Cruz