He was born on Oct. 8, 1916, in Beeville. He was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked for Hall Industries with the Rialto and Rio Theaters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucia and Juan Alvarado; his wife, Consuelo Sanchez Alvarado; son, Roberto Alvarado; and sisters, Josefa Cantu, Lucia Delgado, Lupe Casarez and Maria Medina; and brother, Eulalio Alvarado.
He is survived by his son, Rolando “Ronnie” Alvarado; his daughter, Patricia “Patsy” (Armando) Rodriguez; three grandchildren, Marcos Antonio Rodriguez, Consuelo Rey Alvarado Rodriguez and Roberto Antonio Alvarado; and his sister, Odilia Jasso.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at Treviño Funeral Home chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Luke officiating. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2 with full military honors.