Manuel “Buck” Castro

Manuel “Buck” Castro

Mr. Manuel “Buck” Castro, of Kerrville, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at his home at the age of 70 years.

Manuel was born September 25, 1948, in Comfort, Texas, to Joe A. and Julia Enriquez Castro Sr.

Manuel is a United States veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.

He married Yvonne Leal on April 1, 1983, in Comfort, Texas.

Manuel is survived by his wife, Yvonne Castro of Comfort; children and their spouses, Jennifer and Carlos Perez of Trenton, Michigan, Roger Castro and Melissa Garcia of Kerrville; the mother of his children, Julia Castro of Comfort; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Rita and John Escamilla of Fredericksburg, Terry and Fred Argona of Comfort, Christine and Steve Savage of Missoula, Montana, and Ruben Castro of San Antonio; and a sister-in-law, Yolanda Castro of Kerrville.

Manuel was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Joe A. Castro Jr.; and a grandchild, Isaac Perez.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday June 28, 2019, at the Schaetter Funeral Home of Comfort, with Del Way officiating.

Graveside services and Interment with military honors will follow in the San Jose Cemetery, Comfort, Texas.

Visitation for Manuel Castro will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019, in the Schaetter Funeral home of Comfort.

Pallbearers will be Ruben Castro, Fred Leal, John Jr Escamilla, Freddy Argona, Andrew Garcia-Castro and Quinton Castro.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Comfort Volunteer Fire Department, Kerrville American Legion Post No. 208 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home of Comfort, 830-995-3535.