- January 24, 1957 - January 11, 2017
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of Homer's Passing
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Mr. Homer Alvarado, a South Texas legend, passed away in the San Antonio's Veteran's hospital from health complications on January 11, 2017 at the age of 59. Homer was born on January 24, 1957 to Cirilo and Trinidad Alvarado in Corpus Christi, TX.
Homer is survived by his father, children's mother, Lucy, daughter, Delfina, sons Homar (Veronica) and Andrew (Martina), sister, Bertha Garcia, brothers, Arturo, Ernest, and Rolando, and several other relatives.
Homer's passing was preceded by his mother, infant-daughter, Delilah, and brother, Oscar.
Homer was a Roy H. Miller High School student and he proudly served as a U.S. Marine, inspiring his two sons to also serve as Marines. Homer's service took him to Arizona, USA, and Okinawa, Japan. Corporal Alvarado was honorably discharged in July 1978.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017 at SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church.
Inurnment to follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery at later date.