Alberto Velazquez, 77, of Amarillo, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Haider Quintero officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Velazquez was born Sept. 8, 1935, in Durango, Mexico to Catarino and Tomasa Velazquez. He had worked in agriculture.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lydia Velazquez.
Survivors include his wife, Alicia Velazquez, of the home; five sons, Fidel Velazquez, Hector Velazquez, and Jaime Velazquez, all of Amarillo, Sergio Velazquez of Monterrey, Mexico and Jorge Velazquez of Torreon, Mexico; a daughter, Yolanda Velazquez-Armenta of Juarez, Mexico; three sisters; three brothers; and 13 grandchildren.