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Gabriel Castillo Jr.

November 16, 1982 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 37)


It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gabriel (Gabe) Castillo Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas whom resided in Tupelo, Mississisppi. Gabriel went missing on 12/6/2018, remains were found 6/23/2019.

Gabriel loved collecting lowrider model cars, enjoyed rap and tejano music. Hobbies were connecting audio speakers, lights to vehicles and putting together model cars as a child. Gabriel was a hard worker and loved working on welding trailers and laying tile. Gabriel was a jack of all trades. Mostly he enjoyed the time he visited with family.

Gabriel will be missed for his big caring heart, smile, (he was such a joker), his friendship( he knew anybody and everybody) and always there when someone needed him even gave his last and would give the shirt off his back if he could.

Gabriel is proceeded in death by his paternal grandfather Daniel Castillo Sr., two uncles Jose Hernandez and Roman Castillo, Aunt Jesusita Deluna and Step Father Luis Alaniz.

Gabriel is survived by his mother Anita Hernandez, father Gabriel (Cindy ) Castillo Sr., one son Gabriel (Piggy) Castillo III. Grandmother’s Elvira(Willie) Villanueba and Aurora Castillo. Sister’s Jessica (Gilbert) Alvarez, Belinda Herrera and Ashley Dellagarza, brother’s Joe Castillo, Robert (Jaday) Alvarez, and Ernest Villarreal numberous nieces Alanna,Navaya,Jaylynne,LillyAnna, Sophia +9 more and nephews Joe Michael,Marcos+5 more one great nephew Cyzer, aunts, uncles and cousin.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Trevino's Funeral Home with a memorial service to be held at 6:00 pm that same evening.

Trevino Funeral Home requires anyone attending funeral services wear a face mask due to the current pandemic.

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Memorial Service
August 1, 2020

6:00 PM
TreviƱo Funeral Home
3006 Niagara St.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78405

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