Funeral services will be held at Ballard Chapel, Roswell, on Friday, July 6, 2012, at 10 a.m., for Hector Omero Castillo, 57, of Hobbs. Hector passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Officiating will be Hector’s brother, Jose Manuel Castillo. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Hector was born on Feb. 6, 1955, in Sanderson, Texas, to Pablo Castillo and Florentina (Narvaiz) Castillo, who preceded him in death.
He worked in the oilfields near Hobbs.
Hector is survived by his wife Benita, of Hobbs; sons, Hector Navarette (Stephanie Garcia), of Hobbs, Augustine Castillo, of Midland, Texas, David Castillo, of Roswell; his daughters, Cruz Linda Castillo (Jonathan), of Dumas, Texas, Pricilla Castillo (Rudy Zaragosa), of Amarillo, Texas, and Monica Navarette, of Artesia; brothers, Pablo Castillo, Jose Manuel Castillo and Arthur Castillo, all of Albuquerque, and Gustavo Castillo, of Roswell; and his sister Margarita Castillo, of Albuquerque. Hector was the proud grandfather of 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.