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Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Sisto Manuel "Manny" Campos, passed in peace at the age of 78, January 10, 2018, at the Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, TX., surrounded by his family. He was born in San Antonio to Reymundo and Ramona Campos, April 6, 1939, one of seven children.

Manny was raised in San Antonio and New Braunfels until he joined the military August 9, 1961. He served in the Vietnam War and during his military career was awarded the Bronze Star, the Vietnam Service Medal and several other awards. His success in the Army can be directly attributed to his work ethic and mechanical ability. The discipline and patriotism he obtained in the Army never left him as family and friends will attest. He retired as Sargent Major after 30 years in 1991. His dedication forever remained strong. He loved the opportunity to give to those in need. When fellow neighbors were called out for duty, he enjoyed riding out on his mower to keep their yards looking neat and tidy.

Manny was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Socorro Aleman, Eudelia Garcia, Ramona Martinez, and his brothers, Luis Campos, Jesus Campos and Raymond Campos. He is survived by his brother Edward Campos, his five children: Samuel Campos, Guillermo Campos, Regina Ygnacio, Emmanuel Campos and Javier Campos. He also leaves behind twelve grandchildren, Korynne Victoria Campos, Miguel Angel and Jacob Isaiah Campos, Christopher Ryan, Markus Anthony and Monique Alexis Ygnacio, Ezekiel Rey Sanchez, Evan Emmanuel and Connor Morgan Campos, Abigail Elizabeth Sebastian, Grace Amalia and Ethan Antonio Campos, and 5 great granddaughters, Trinity Niobe Ygnacio, Jacqueline Alexis and Gabriella Nicole Ygnacio, Giselle Amalia and Gianna Rose Rendon, and great grandson, Keegan Rawley Sebastian.

Visitation will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 S. Fort Hood Road, Killeen, from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm, funeral service to follow on January 22, 2018 in Killeen. Burial will be held with full military honors at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195, also in Killeen at 2:00 pm.