Isaac Rodriguez Zepeda Sr.
Isaac “Yaca” Rodriguez Zepeda Sr., 90, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014.
He was born January 20, 1924, in Bay City, Texas, to the late Guadalupe and Lina Rodriguez Zepeda. Isaac served in the Army during WWII. He was in the Normandy Invasion, where he became a prisoner of war in Germany.
Isaac worked for the Rice Belt Co-op as an operator in Markham. He liked to hunt, fish and was a life-time member of the El Buen Pastor Presbyterian Church and Phillip Parker VFW Post 2438. He was an avid gardener, growing fruit trees and vegetables.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Delores Arias Zepeda; children, Mary Aguilar, Gloria Acosta, Yolanda Aguilar and Isaac Zepeda Jr.; four brothers; and four sisters.
Isaac is survived by 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Paul Zepeda; sister, Martha Zepeda Guzman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received visitors on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
The funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Friday, October 24, 2014, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City with Pastor Alex Lopez officiating.
Interment followed at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck, under the auspices of Phillip Parker VFW Post 2438.
Pallbearers were Ruben Rodriguez, Christopher Rodriguez, Ronnie Acosta Sr., Randal Acosta Sr., Jordan Zepeda and Jessie Aguilar Jr.
Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.
Arrangements are under the direction of Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas, 979-245-4613.
Bay City Tribune, October 26, 2014
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