Marcos passed away on Saturday at his home. A Rosary will be held on Wednesday 10-27-2021 @ 6:00 PM in Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Canyon, Texas. Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, 10-28-2021 in St. Laurence Catholic Church in Amarillo, TX 2:00 PM with Father Tayror Erzer celebrating. Burial to follow in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas.
Marcos Sandoval 83, of Amarillo, TX passed away on October 23, 2021.
He was born February 28,1938 in Tucumcari to Emilio and Lala Sandoval.
Marcos proudly served in the United States Marine Corps as an artillery gunman, after being honorably discharged in 1959. He then worked as an arc welder and cement finisher. He was married to his sweetheart Carmen “Lisa” Sandoval for 63 years. After retiring he enjoyed gathering with his friends and family. He loved to fish in the great outdoors. Every time he caught fish; he’d prepare a big fish fry for everyone. He enjoyed telling stories and cracking jokes, keeping everyone laughing all the time with his goofy faces he’d make. His interests included cooking and making tortillas for his great grandchildren, listening to his oldie’s music and dancing around the house. He would binge watch Netflix shows and western movies. He loved and admired his grandchildren.
Marcos was preceded in death by his parents Emilio and Lala Sandoval, spouse Carmen “Lisa” Sandoval, 6 brothers: Jesse, Luis, Freddy, Cleo, Leonard, and Paul. One Great granddaughter Angel Elisa Daniels.
He is survived by daughter Vickie and husband Isaac Young, daughter Helen Sandoval, son Mark and wife Brenda Sandoval, son Ray Sandoval, Brother Johnny and wife Angela Sandoval, Brother Tony Sandoval, sister Carmen and husband Joe Cortez and sister Juanna.
Grandchildren: Bryanna and boyfriend Dillian Hildreth, Courtney and fiancé Joe Constancio. Makayla and husband Dallas Winn, and Dakota, Penny and husband Troy Schrooder.
Great grandchildren: Kori, Maniyah, Mariyah, Bryson, Tyson, Traeson, Azuriyah, Carlos, Jessica and River, one great-great grandchild: Riley.
Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He will forever be missed, but never forgotten. The memory of him will forever be in our hearts.
On behalf of the rest of th family we would like to give sincere appreciation to the VA hospital staff who provided their services of caring for our father, also to the BSA Hospice staff who’ve helped through the process when he was brought home.