Oscar F. De La Fuente Sr., age 75, passed away at his home surrounded by his children on April 2, 2019.
He was born on December 20, 1943 where he lived in San Benito, Texas for 25 years before starting annual migrations to west Texas to work in the cotton industry. He later retired to the quiet hill country area of Blanco and Wimberley, Texas. At the onset of his illness he moved to San Antonio where he lived and was cared for by his daughter, Sylvia.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ovidio Sr. and Maria De La Fuente; and two brothers, Omar De La Fuente and Frederico Salazar.
Oscar is survived by his five children, Diana Stella (Jack) Garcia, Oscar (Becky) De La Fuente Jr., Rick De La Fuente (fiancé, Kristin), Sylvia (Edward) Feathers, and Mike De La Fuente; and their mother, Sophia Uballe; eight grandchildren, John Robert, Mandee, Eric, Donovan, Derek, Dillon, Melinda, and Marcel; one great grandson, Kaden; two brothers, Ovidio De La Fuente Jr. and Eliseo Salazar Jr; three sisters, Olga De La Fuente, Olivia Uballe, and Gloria De La Fuente; along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Oscar at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home, 395 S. Sam Houston Blvd. in San Benito, Texas on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with Benediction to begin at 11:00 a.m.
You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort, flowers, or sympathy cards to the family of Oscar F. De La Fuente Sr. at: www.thomaegarza.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.
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