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Vincent Sosa Lopez, Sr.
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Obituary for Vincent Sosa Lopez, Sr.

Vincent Sosa Lopez Sr., 89, of Waco, Texas passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 9, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. C. Benjamin Magnaye as Celebrant. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., with Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 8, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

Vincent was born in Malakoff, Texas, April 5, 1929, to Ramon, Sr., and Consuelo Lopez, Sr. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War. Vincent was a founding member of the Waco Missions Club and served as one of its presidents. He also served as president of the University Neighborhood Association for several years. He retired from General Tire after 35 years.

He was generous with his time, which he gladly spent helping the ladies of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) of Sacred Heart Church. He was recognized by the ladies of the NCCW as an Honorary Member.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carmen Dominguez; brothers, Ramon II and Joe; son, Victor; and spouses, Hope Hurtado and Sophia Adams.

He is survived by his children, Estella Laguna and Bruce Wood, of Alexandria, Virginia, Gloria Jimenez and George, Margie Cintron and Joe, Vincent, Jr., and Deborah, and Rosemary Corujo, all of Waco; sisters, Janie Duron, and Connie Carrizales and Louis, both of Waco; brothers, Isidrio “Chio” Lopez and Josie, and Robert Lopez Sr., and Lupe, both of Waco; daughter-in-law, Nicole of Waco; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Scott Green, George Jimenez II, Logan Vincent Romo, Joshua Haley, Victor Nicholas Lopez, and Johnny Jimenez. Honorary Pallbearers are Hunter Haley, Ruben Romo II, Noah Romo, Daylon V. Lopez, Jose Cintron,, John-Alex V. Lopez, and Andrew Tye.

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6:00 PM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., with Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 8, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.





10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

2621 Bagby Avenue
Waco, TX 76711


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