Mr. Molina was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Beeville to Juan and Eriberta (Munoz) Molina. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a Catholic.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice T. Trevino; a brother, Daniel Molina; and sister, Delia Hernandez.
Survivors include his companion, Maria Villanueva of Beeville; three sons, Ruben Molina of Beeville, Daniel (Esther) Molina of Laredo and John (Yvonne) Molina of Missouri City; two daughters, Diana (Adviel) Gomez of Beeville and Mariana Salinas of Houston; a sister, Dora Suarez of Brownfield; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A rosary was recited Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Monday afternoon, Dec. 9, at 2 o’clock at St. James Catholic Church with Father Balaswamy Pasala officiating. Interment follows at Saint Joseph Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Alex Trevino, Gilbert Molina, Jacob Gomez, Michael Gomez, Andrew Molina and Matthew Molina.
Treviño Funeral Home