ALICE, Texas Oscar Sandoval, Sr., 53, a long time resident of Alice, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 in a Corpus Christi hospital surrounded by his family. He loved to watch the Cowboys and spend a lot of time with his wife and children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homero Sandoval Sr. and Aurora Sandoval.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Maria S. Sandoval of Alice, Texa; seven children, Jennifer (Andy) Salinas, Oscar (Lorena) Sandoval Jr., Rogelio Homero Sandoval, Jaime (Paula) Sandoval, Steven (Lisette) Sandoval, AdamSandoval and Rose Marie Sandoval, all of Alice, Texas; two sisters, Aurora Mendoza and Josie Carbajal; and four brothers, Homero Sandoval, Juan Sandoval, Roberto Sandoval and Cosme Sandoval.

His remains will be cremated.

Arrangements entrusted to Ruben M. Garcia and Sons Funeral Services Inc.