Modesto Espinoza, a lifelong resident of Alpine, Texas closed his eyes to his earthly home on September 8, 2021, at Big Bend Regional Medical Center, with his beloved family by his side.
Modesto was born on April 27, 1927, in Alpine, Texas to Manuel and Esiquiel Espinoza. He was a cowboy and a carpenter by trade.
Praying of the Most Holy Rosary was held on Monday, September 13th, 2021, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Mass of Christian Burial following. Modesto was buried at Holy Angles Cemetery in Alpine, Texas.
Those serving as pallbearer were Jimmy Gallego, Mark Gallego, Frank Rodriguez, Poncho Celeya, Leonel Baeza and Orlando Espinoza.
Modesto was a great and loving man. He loved his family completely and would do anything for his family and friends. He was a excellent grandfather and great grandfather. He enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas and kept horses as pets. Modesto was a very religious man and would do anything to help those in need.
Modesto is preceded in death by his daughter Michelle Conant.
Those left to honor and cherish the memory of Modesto is his wife of 65 years Nene Espinoza; his daughter Yolie Espinoza of Alpine; son Michael Espinoza of Alpine; brothers Alfredo Espinoza of Odessa and Manuel Espinoza of Snyder; his grand children Andrea Conant, Modesta Espinoza and Michael Anthony Wright and wife Heather; his great grandchildren Michelle Turrey, Selena Turrey, Leonel Baeza, Alejandro Baeza, Ian Salinas, Kayson Salinas, Alejandra Wright, Gabriella Wright and Victoria Wright; as well and many nieces and nephews.