Mr. Salas was born April 2, 1959, in Three Rivers, to Justo R. and Elida Gonzales Salas. He graduated from Pawnee ISD and later received his associate’s degree from Del Mar College. He then began work for Valero Refinery in Three Rivers. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elida Gonzales Salas; and a brother, Jose Carlos Salas.
Survivors include his father, Justo Salas of Pawnee; a sister, Carolina (Heraclio Jr.) Yzaguirre of Pawnee; and a niece and nephew, Veronica Maria and Heraclio “Genaro” Yzaguirre III.
Visitation was held Friday, May 31, in the Eckols Funeral Home chapel. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7:30.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pawnee with Rev. Ryszard Zielinski officiating. Interment followed in the Nell Cemetery.
Eckols Funeral Home, Inc.