Ruben Delfino “R.D.” Escoto, 59, of Amarillo, died Friday, August 12, 2011.
Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 15, 2011 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Mass will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Jose Gomez officiating. Burial will be Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ruben was born on March 22, 1952 in Amarillo, TX to Adolfo and Ruby Escoto. He loved Tejano music and was a disc jockey and a musician with Victor Diaz and the Sun Kings. He was well respected and had many friends.
Survivors include son, Nickolas Escoto and girlfriend Renee Rivas, of Amarillo, TX; daughter, Leslie Maria Hudson and husband Marvin “Rock” of San Diego, CA; father and step-mother, Adolfo Escoto and Micaela of Amarillo; mother, Ruby and husband, Urbano Saucedo of San Antonio, TX; sisters, Gloria Castillo of Midland, TX, Ramona Delgado of Ennis, TX, Marian Saldana of Amarillo, TX and Dianna E. Cox of Magnolia, TX; half-sister, Teresa Harper of Austin, TX; brothers, John Escoto of North Richland Hills, TX, and Gabe Escoto of Amarillo, TX; uncle, Jesse Escoto of Amarillo,TX;, TX; grandchildren, Lorenzo Escoto, Jordan Hudson and Aleesha Ruggles; half-son, Anthony Escoto of Amarillo; and numerous nieces and nephews.