Rafael Vela Jr.

June 12, 1949 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 69)


Rafael Vela, Jr., age 69, passed away Monday, September 24, 2018. He served in the US Army during Vietnam.

He is survived by his siblings, Maria Natalia Vela Pensyl, Ofelia Vela, Eliza Vela, Martha Eugenia Vela and 3 Children.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M. that same evening. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.

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Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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