Raul F. Dominguez Sr.

November 2, 1932January 18, 2012

Raul F. Dominguez, Sr. of Taft, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at the age of 79. Raul was born on November 2, 1932, in Taft, to Leonides and Carmen Dominguez. He was a foreman at Taft Compress for twenty years. He spent the last twenty years before his retirement working for Bonner Plumbing. Raul was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic and the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the V.F.W. and a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Raul was preceded in death by two brothers, Rosendo and Roberto Dominguez; one sister, Delma Dominguez; and great-grandson, Elijah Gutierrez.

Raul is survived by his loving wife of fifty-three years, Tommie Dominguez; two daughters, Delma (Albert) Canales of Portland, Texas and Leticia (Oscar) Hinojosa of Odem, Texas; son, Raul (Vicky) Dominguez, Jr. of Portland; nine grandchildren: Amanda Acosta, Ashley Gutierrez, Monica Deitz, Isaac Hinojosa, Victoria Hinojosa, Chris Dominguez, Justin Dominguez, Matthew Dominguez and Joseph Dominguez; four great-grandchildren: Nicolas Elizardo, Aviel Acosta, Maribella Gutierrez and Tristan Deitz; brother, Ray Dominguez; three sisters: Dora Cardena, Delores Salazar and Delifina Chavez; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial to follow the service at Palms Memorial Gardens in Portland.


  • Visitation Friday, January 20, 2012
  • Rosary Service Friday, January 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 21, 2012

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Roland Chavez

January 24, 2012

To the family of Raul Dominguez Sr, My family and I will truly miss Tio Raul, I know he's in a better place now. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Dominguez family during this sad time. May he always be in our hearts and fondest memories. Roland Sr, Cynthia, Roland Jr and Xavier Chavez (Cypress, TX)

Domingos Garcia

January 21, 2012

To my beautiful Tia Nena and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tia all I can remember of my tio are good times and for that I will always be greatful. Delma, Letty, Junior my heart goes out to you, I love you and miss you. Your Dad was an inspiration to me. As a father to have known your dad growing up helped build who I was going to be as a man. My Tio was a man of great moral character and integrity and for that I will always treasure knowing him.

Domingo and Terri Garcia (La Mesa, Ca)

Manuel & Esther Rossel

January 20, 2012

Delma, our sincere condolences. You and you family are in our prayers. He has gone home now. No more pain no more suffering.
May he rest in peace.

January 19, 2012

To the Raul Dominguez Sr. Family - Our most sincere condolences. You have lost a good Husband,Dad,Grandfather and brother. We have lost a great friend, but he is in the Hands of God,
no more suffering. We will miss him.
Your friends in Christ,John & Tina Chavez