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Adolph Ortiz Sr.

February 11, 1935 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

Adolph Ortiz, Sr., age 84, of Killeen, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home, on September 21, 2019, with loved ones by his side. He was born February 11, 1935, to the parentage of Adolph and Herminia (Zepeda) Ortiz, in Bennett, Texas. He was one of nine siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Raymond Ortiz, Andrew Ortiz, and Martin Ortiz; sisters Jovita Ortiz, Leonor Ortiz, and Teresa Robles, his infant daughter Rebecca Patricia Ortiz, and a grandson Trey Short.

Adolph proudly served in the U.S. Army, and served in Vietnam. He was also a skilled plumber, worked many years for Arnold's Plumbing in Killeen, and ultimately retired from the City of Killeen Water Utilities. He also enjoyed and loved westerns and Dallas Cowboys football. He enjoyed sharing this with the love of his life, his wife of 58 years, Teresa, and his family.

Left to cherish his memories are:

His wife, Rosita (Teresa) Ortiz; Sons: Adolph Ortiz, Jr. (Sasha); Guillermo Ortiz (Liz); Daughter: Herminia Gazelle (George), and his sisters Frances Acosta and Eva Maldonado. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive family and friends on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., at Heritage Funeral Home, 425 E. Central Texas Expressway, Harker Heights, TX. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Killeen, TX; followed by graveside services at Central Texas State Veteran’s Cemetery, with military honors, in Killeen. For more information or to send condolences please visit www.heritagefuneralhome.com


SERVICES
Visitation

Tuesday, October 01, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expwy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
2903 Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX 76543

Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 State Hwy 195
Killeen, TX 76542

Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 State Hwy 195
Killeen, TX 76542

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