Mr. Castillo was born June 19, 1932, in Millett to Selso and Petra Rodriguez Castillo. He served in the Army and the Marines and earned an associates degree. He married Ninfa F. Castillo on March 20, 1971 in Corpus Christi and was an electrician and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Armando Castillo.
Survivors include his wife, Ninfa Castillo of Beeville; six children, Ninfa Castillo and Reymundo “Rey” Castillo III, both of Beeville, Mary Ann Downer, Johnny Castillo, Reymundo Castillo Jr. and Cindy Cisneros, all of Houston; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Richard Gonzales officiating. Burial followed in Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi. A graveside service was held Monday at 2 p.m.
Pallbearers were Kristian Castillo, Dylan Castillo, Matthew Moreno, Johnny Castillo, Reymundo Castillo Jr. and Pedro Galvan.
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