Rafael M. Longoria, age 71, passed away January 12, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born on November 25, 1947, in Kingsville, Texas to Reynaldo and Ofilia Montalvo Longoria. He was raised in Laureles Ranch, division of the King Ranch. He worked for 20 years on the King Ranch. He loved music, dancing, bar-b-que, but most of all he loved his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Reynaldo and Ofilia Longoria, three brothers, Felix, Reynaldo Jr., and Roel Longoria.
Rafael is survived by his sister, Gloria Longoria, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 5p.m.- 9p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7p.m. at the Turcotte-Piper Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Riviera Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Texas 78363.
Our heartfelt condolences to ALL the FAMILY. May HE REST IN PEACE
Manuel And Dora CanalesKingsville, TX
Tio Filito we are gonna miss you. The entire family was blessed to have you as an uncle. We love you and say hello to grandma grandpa my dad and tios. Say hello to my suegro.
Eloy and Mary Alice LongoriaRiviera, TX
RIP Filito...we will miss you! Fly high with the angels and don't forget to keep an eye out for all of us down here. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lots of love!
The Garcia Family - Julie, Arturo & OliviaLandsthul,