Raul Garcia Maldonado, 62, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born on August 22, 1956 in Beeville, Texas to Abel Maldonado and Carmel Maldonado. Raul was an outdoorsman and was once a Boy Scout Master. He loved to go fishing, camping, and most of all hunting, which he could do with a rifle and a bow. Raul would drop everything to help out anyone in his family, from cousins to brothers and sisters. He loved everyone and would be there for his family and friends no matter what.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Abel Maldonado Jr.
Raul is survived by his wife Tomasita Maldonado, his son Raul S. Maldonado, his granddaughter Sayuri Maldonado, his grandson Ryu Maldonado, his brothers Jesse Maldonado, Ricky Maldonado, Rey Maldonado, and Pete Maldonado, and his sisters Margie Salazar, Estolia Contreras, Adelita Salazar, Ester Martinez, Teresa Alonzo and Andrea Maldonado. He is also survived by a future grandson, extended family and many friends.
Pallbearers will be Pete Maldonado, Johnny Perez, Adrian Salazar, Brandon Brock, Lupe Serrano, and Jose Villarreal.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at Sterling-White Funeral Home 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. in Highlands, on Friday evening February 22, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Sterling-White Funeral Home on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in Sterling White Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. Highlands, Texas 77562. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.sterlingwhite.com.