Roberto Barron

June 7, 1934 – July 5, 2014

Roberto Barron
Roberto Barron

Roberto Barron, 80, of Lovell, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at New Horizons Care Center in Lovell. He was born June 7, 1934, in Hargill, Texas, the son of Antonio and Maria Davila Barron.

Roberto attended school in Hargill until the sixth grade. Roberto was a migrant farm worker with his family. They travelled from Texas to California, Washington and Wyoming for 59 years. Roberto has lived in Lovell since 2011. When Roberto was 20, he met Elisa Garza and on May 29, 1954, they married in Edingburg, Texas. To this union 12 children were born.

Roberto loved music and dancing. He was a joker. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Roberto was preceded in death by his parents, a twin brother, Gilberto, his son Roberto Barron Jr. and grandson Rosendo Barron.

He is survived by his wife, Elisa Barron of Lovell; his sons Pablo G. Barron of Lubbock, Texas, Omar Roel Barron of Lovell and Dimas Barron and Pedro Antonio Barron of Sunnyside, Wash.; daughters Gloria Barron, Diana Barron and Rosa Elia Montanez, all of Lovell, Aurora B. Rodriguez of Cody, Melinda Barron of Lubbock, Yolanda Barron Davila of Hargill and Monica B. Zesati of Everett, Wash.; 38 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Rosary was held on Wednesday, July 9, at 2 p.m. at Haskell Funeral Home. Cremation will take place after the rosary, and memorial services will be held at a later date in Texas.

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