Carlos Sosa Sosa, Sr.
Carlos Sosa Sosa, Sr.
  • September 30, 1960 - May 19, 2017
  • Texas

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Carlos "Charlie" Sosa Sr. passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was welcomed into Heaven by his parents, Adolfo Sr. and Dolores Sosa, and other family members that passed before him. Charlie was born on September 30, 1960, in Plainview, Texas.

Charlie has lived in Austin since 1964. He attended Austin High School, where he met Lisa, the girl he would spend his next 42 years with. His two sons and family were his main focus in life. During his professional career, he installed different types of flooring for many homes in the Austin area. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him for his sense of humor, practical jokes, and willingness to help others. He was also an avid dog lover, and had four of his own that he doted on daily.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Adolfo Sr. and Dolores Sosa; parents-in-law, Merle and Madlyn Hays; and by his brothers, David, Paul, and Ray G. Sosa.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa; sons; Carlos Jr. "C.J." and Jordan; daughter, Sarah; three grandsons, one granddaughter; brothers; Raul G. Sosa, Sr., and wife, Tracy; Samuel G. Sosa; Adolfo G. Sosa, Jr., Mark G. Sosa., and Noel G. Sosa and wife, Tina; sisters, Susana Sosa and Dolores G. Sosa and fiancé, Daniel Marrero, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Debi and Jim Stockdale, Donna and Randy Koliba; and multiple nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Service to be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, with interment to immediately follow at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

Serving as Pallbearers are Carlos "C. J." Sosa, Jr., Jordan Sosa, Marcelino Martinez III, Philip Gutierrez, Jason Ray Martinez, and Mark A. Sosa. Honorary Pallbearers are David Hernandez, Ruben Sosa, and Joshua Gutierrez.