Vicente Rico

Vicente Rico, 66, of Kenedy, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Kenedy. 

Mr. Rico was born April 5, 1953, in Runge to Epimenio and Catarina Serrata Rico. He married Lupe Garza on Sept. 11, 1977. He was retired from KISD and a devout member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lupe Garza Rico; his parents, Epimenio and Catarina Rico; and a brother, Juan Rico. 

Survivors include three sisters, Frances (Jesus) Rico of Charco, Maria Rico of Runge and Rosa (Felix) Navarro of La Pryor; a brother, Ricardo (Hazel) Rico of Greeley, Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

A rosary was recited Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at Eckols Funeral Home chapel. 

The funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment followed in Sacred Heart Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Andrew Rico, Jesse Rios Jr., Gilbert Ventura, Steven Martinez Sr., Steven G. Martinez Jr. and Robert C. Llanas. 

Honorary pallbearer was Andrew Rico Jr.

Arrangements were under the direction of Eckols Funeral Home.

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