RICARDO R. CASTILLEJA
Ricardo R. Castilleja, 46, a former Sunnyside resident now
of San Antonio, Texas passed away Monday, June 26, 2006 after a long, hard
fought battle with cancer.
Rick was born May 26, 1960 in Topeka, Kan. He graduated
from John Jay High School in 1978, and received his BA in interdisciplinary
studies from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2004.
Rick is survived by his wife, Vickie; three stepchildren,
Erika Gilbreath, Mike Covert and Michael Albert; two grandchildren, Morgan
Gilbreath and Joshua Balderas; his parents, Rafael Castilleja CMSGT. USAF Ret.,
and Jenny Castilleja. He is also survived by five siblings, Rudy, Rodney,
Ralph, Anthony and Jennifer; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and
relatives of Sunnyside and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 29, 2006, from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South in San Antonio, Texas.
Burial services will be held Friday, June 30, 2006, at 10 a.m. at Mission
Burial Park South with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. at Epworth
United Methodist Church. Mission Park Funeral Chapels and Cemeteries, San
Antonio is in charge of arrangements.