Manuel N. Davila
Manuel N. Davila
  • March 29, 1949 - January 8, 2017
  • Gregory, Texas

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Manuel N. Davila Jr., 67, passed away January 8, 2017 in a Corpus Christi hospital. He was born March 29, 1949 in Taft, Texas to Manuel Davila and Maria Martinez. Manuel was a lifelong resident of Gregory and a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Gregory. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Manuel enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, barbequing, fishing, dancing and he was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

Manuel was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel Davila and Maria Martinez and two brothers, Enrique Lugo and Roy Martinez. He is survived by his wife, Josephina Davila, six children, Danny (Sandra) Davila, Manuel (Gloria) Davila III, Gloria (Gabino) Ochoa, Raul (Amanda) Davila, Lorie (Michael) Adame and Mary Ann (Rene) Ochoa, 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, a brother, Martin Martinez, 2 sisters, Maria Gutierrez and Hilda Rodriguez, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017 with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 204 N. Meyer, Taft, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 107 Church St., Gregory, Texas. Interment will follow at the Gregory Cemetery.