Rafael Castillo

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Rafael Davila Castillo, 81, of Waco, went into the arms of the Lord, February 9, 2010, surrounded by his loved ones. Memorial services will be 11a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2010 at Oakwood Cemetery. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

He was born on September 28, 1928 in Waco to Tommie (Davila) Castillo and Rafael Castillo. He served in the Texas National Guard with honor. Ralph was a master electrician and retired after working for the Texas State Department of Health for 25 years.

He is survived by his son, Emilio Castillo; and daughters, Maria Dunagan, Dolores Barron, Elizabeth Dunagan, Rita Abdeladim, Carmen Castillo, Virginia McCaskill, and Judy Dunagan; ten grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Survivors also include sisters, Carolina Aguilar, and Vera Delreal; and brothers, George Castillo, Adolph Castillo, Paul Castillo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He who believeth in the Lord shall never perish.

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  1. May God bless our family in this time of sorrow. Uncle Ralph, you always had a smile and something good to say every time I saw you, you will be missed. Heaven has received a good person.

  2. Mr. Castillo was such a sweet man and a blessing to have in our facility. He will be dearly missed.


  4. Estella Rodriguez

    With deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May you find peace in your time of sorrow. I will light a candle in my church for your dad, Estella Rodriguez

  5. Hoping in your time of sorrow,you find comfort and peace. With caring thoughts and deepest sympathy, Inez Rodriguez

  6. I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting Mr. Castillo however I do know one of his daughters, Elizabeth. I just want her and all the family to know that I offer up prayers for them. May our heavenly Father give you peace and comfort in the days to come.

  7. You are well and in heaven this I know. God is great. Love and prayers for you

  8. Maria,
    I was so sad to hear about the loss of your father. Just know that I am thinking of you and your family and will be here if you need anything. Love you!

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. As a friend of Emilio’s I never met Rafael, but heard many great things about him from his son, my friend Emilio.

  10. Rita, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. You and your family are in my prayers. Please contact me if there’s anything you need on this end.

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