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Arturo Valdez Ximenez Sr.
Arturo Valdez Ximenez Sr., a lifelong resident of Floresville, Texas, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at 4:30 a.m. in his residence in Floresville at the age of 74 years and 22 days.
Arturo was born April 9, 1937, in Floresville to Pedro and Beatrice Valdez Ximenez. He was an adult foster care provider for many years and enjoyed gardening, yard work, and dancing. Arturo especially cherished spending time with his grandchildren. He married Guadalupe Mendez on May 4, 1968, in Floresville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Eustacio Ximenez, Pete Ximenez, and Trinidad Ximenez.
Arturo is survived by his loving wife of 43 years on May 4, Guadalupe Ximenez; his son, Arthur Ximenez Jr. and wife Stephanie; his daughter, Mary Jane Ximenez; his grandchildren, Marcos Gamboa, Kaitlyn Ximenez, Adrianna Ximenez, Allyssa Ximenez, and Arthur Ximenez III; his sister, Mary Ximenez; and his brothers, Rudy Ximenez and Jose “Chito” Ximenez.
A visitation was held on Wednesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. in the Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville with Father Phillip Henning officiating.
Interment followed in the Floresville City Cemetery in Floresville.
Serving as pallbearers were his son, Arthur Ximenez Jr.; his
grandson, Marcos Gamboa; his godsons, Stephen Trinidad and Carlos Lerma; and Ronnie Guevara, Eric Rodriguez, and Michael Barrera.
Serving as honorary pallbearer was his best friend, Vicente Rodriguez Sr.
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