Mr. Salazar was born Aug. 9, 1931, in Beeville to Pedro and Matilde Garcia Salazar. He was the owner of CBS Grocery Store for more than 45 years.
Survivors include his wife, Valentina L. Salazar of Beeville; three daughters, Viola (Johnny) Maldonado and Susanna (Diego) Contreras, both of Beeville, and Connie (Ryan Reza) Jeri of Fort Worth; two sons, Carlos (Bonnie) Salazar Jr. and Eddie (Linda) Salazar, both of Beeville; a brother, Victor (Evangelina) Salazar of Beeville; a sister, Senaida (Joe) Brown of Beeville; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. Visitation resumed at 5 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church with a rosary recited there at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5, at St. James Church. Interment followed at Beeville Memorial Park.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel