He was born in Goliad on Dec. 12, 1950 to Simon and Herlinda Arreguin Escobedo Salazar.
Survived by his wife, Celia Cortinas Escobedo; daughters, Raquel (Marco) Martinez, Christina C. Escobedo; son, Jose Luis (Iris) Escobedo; sister, Argentina Pena; brothers, Simon Escobedo, Albert Lopez; grandchildren, Marco A. (Adrianna) Martinez Jr., Jose Luis Escobedo II, Alexander Escobedo, Brittany Nichole Carter, Leticia Martinez; two great-grandchildren and his loving cat, LoLo.
Preceded in death by parents and sister, Trinidad Trevino.
Visitation services will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A rosary will follow at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be Thursday, June 26 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Father Ralph Baidoo officiating. Burial will follow at La Bahia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Marco Martinez Jr., Jose Luis Escobedo II, Jesse Allen Cortinas, Moses Cleto Cortinas, Alexander Escobedo, Mikal Ray Gamez, Bradley Edison and Alberta Martinez Jr.
Arrangements entrusted to Grace Funeral Home, Goliad.