HEBBRONVILLE, Texas - Robert Claude East, 87, passed away Monday, June 18, 2007 at his residence, the San Antonio Viejo Ranch.

He was born October 5, 1919 to Tom T. and Alice K. East in the city of Corpus Christi.

He was a rancher and loved nature, his ranch was a wildlife refuge. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lica East; and a brother, Tom East.

Survivors include a nephew, two nieces, three great-newphews, a sister-in-law and two cousins.

Those wishing to sign the register book may do so from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at the Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams in Hebbronville. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2007 at the East family plot on the San Antonio Viejo Ranch.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Memorials may be left for Robert East at www.mem.com.

Arrangements entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams of Hebbronville.