Jose Martinez Castillo Jr., 73, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2022. A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM Thursday April 21, 2022 at Heritage Funeral Home with the burial to follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Jose was born on April 18, 1948 to Jose A. Castillo Sr. and Estsana Martinez in Sinton, Texas where he grew up. He was drafted into the Army and served for 2 ½ years in Vietnam. Jose met the love of his life, Marianne Jones and they married on October 28, 1969. Jose went to Central Texas College to work on a degree in Customer Service. He used his degree to work in the retail food industry until he went into the Army Reserve and served his country again for 20 years. After he finished with the reserves Jose worked offshore for an oil company and then with the Government in Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He retired in Killeen, Texas. Jose enjoyed to fish, watching Sunday football games and spending time with his family. He loved his grandchildren.
Jose Martinez Castillo Jr. was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Estsana Castillo; his siblings, Isabelle Castillo, “Sunny” Davila, and Rene Castillo.
He is survived by his wife, Marianne Castillo; his daughters, Michelle M. Perez (Damon), Carmen A. Knight; his grandchildren, Brittney M. Gump and Kaitlyn N. Perez; his great grandchildren, Bailey Gump, Gavin Gump and Kennedy Gump; his sister Janie Castillo Rodriguez.
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