WAXAHACHIE, Texas – Rosendo “Roy” Coronado Sr., 62, of Waxahachie, Texas, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 23, 2009 at his home.  He was born September 23, 1946 in Sinton, Texas, to Eliseo Coronado and Amelia Garza. Roy married Elizabeth Villalpando on November 27, 1967 in Sinton. He was a Sergeant with the Ellis County Sheriff Department and a long time member of the Foundation of Life Church. Roy was preceded in death by his father, Eliseo Coronado and father-in-law, Raul Villalpando.

Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Elizabeth Coronado of Waxahachie; mother, Amelia Coronado; mother-in-law, Adelita Villalpando; three daughters, Nancy (Arturo) Martinez, Fanny (Samuel) Martin and Tammy Coronado all of Waxahachie; two sons, Eliseo “Lee” (Cynthia) Coronado of Waxahachie and Rosendo (Karen) Coronado of Carrollton; 13 grandchildren; two sisters, Alicia  (Lupe) Montemayor and Mary Lou Coronado, both of Ennis;  two sisters-in-law, Judy (Nat) Gonzalez and Lucy (David) Munoz; one brother-in-law, Raul (Melba) Villalpando Jr., all of Alice; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2009, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2009, at the Foundation of Life Church, 111 Farley Street in Waxahachie. Interment will follow at the Waxahachie City Cemetery.

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Arrangements entrusted to the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

–Paid Obituary