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Rodolfo Davila Sr. '59 August 3, 2023 10:04 AM updated: August 3, 2023 10:11 AM

Rodolfo Davila, Sr. 
December 22, 1930 ~ June 18, 2020 

Rodolfo Davila, Sr. of Corpus Christi, Texas born December 22, 1930 in Laredo, Texas passed away on June 18, 2020. 

He was a proud Aggie as he attended Texas A&M University College Station Class of 1959.

During a little over 36 years, he was employed by the Texas State Comptroller’s office where he was known as a dedicated employee. After his retirement he became a valued and integral part of his youngest son’s business as he kept himself occupied engraving signs for many local businesses.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 30 years, Maria Hortencia, whom he deeply loved and his cherished daughter, Sara Alicia Garza. Also preceding him in death were his parents, Celestino and Genoveva Davila; brothers, Pioquinto R. Davila, Roberto Davila, Eduardo Davila, Enrique Davila and Raul Davila; sisters, Estela Gaona. Ester D. Hill and Beatrice Davila.

He is survived by his sons, Roel J. (wife Camelia) Davila and Rodolfo (wife Elizabeth) Davila, Jr. and his grandchildren; Catalina Marie Davila, Roberto J. Garza, Nathan D. Garza. Jaclyn C. Garza, Kevin Garza and K.J. “Clay” Garza. His Sister Josefina Davila Burdette and many nephews and nieces.

We extend our greatest appreciation to Esmeralda and Denee at Guardian Angels Group Home, Dina his Nurse Practitioner and all his caretakers at Nurses on Wheels for their kind and loving care for our loved one while he was under their care. They showed extraordinary attention and love that will not be forgotten.

He will be remembered as a loving, kind, generous and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. His beautiful smile, that he was always willing to share, will be greatly missed.


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