Esidoro R. Salazar, 92, of Lampasas passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation will be held at Sneed Funeral Chapel on Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 6 pm to 7 pm with a rosary to start at 7 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held for Esidoro on Monday, October 4, 2021, at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10 am followed by interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Esidoro was born April 4, 1929, in San Saba, TX to Apolonia Rodriguez and Joaquin Salazar. He was a longtime member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lampasas and was involved with the Guadalupana's for 23 years. He loved playing his guitar and accordion and played his guitar at church regularly. He and his wife Petra also sang together at home and at the church often. Esidoro was a migrant worker who loved dancing and would tend to get upset if there weren't any beans or tortillas in the house. He lived life to the fullest and was very self-sufficient, even driving until the very end. He was a very loving husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather who loved his family dearly and he will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 64 years, Petra; son, Joaquin Salazar; daughters, Mary Bocanegra and Dalia Salazar.
Survivors include his son, Isidoro Jr. (Yolanda) Salazar, Richard Salazar, Danny (Oralia) Salazar; daughters, Paula (Jose) Tovar, Adela (Tomas) Rojas, Rosa Salazar, Sandra Salazar (Jose Castro); sons-in-law, Felipe Bocanegra, Rolando Medina; 36 grandchildren; 106 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren.