2007-10-31 / Obituaries


COLORADO CITY - Epifanio R. Mendoza, Jr., 76, died on Friday, October 19, 2007 in Abilene.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1931, to Epifanio Mendoza, Sr. and Inez Rodriguez Mendoza in Laredo. He was a longtime resident of Colorado City and owner of Eppy's Restaurant in Colorado City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Guadalupe Castillo Mendoza; sister, Lola Mijares and brother, Fidel Mendoza.

Survivors include his daughter, Irma Godina and husband, Manuel of Colorado City; his son, Epifanio Mendoza, III and wife, Esther of Colorado City; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, sister, Petra Mendoza; brothers, Modesto Mendoza, Pablo Mendoza, Pancho Mendoza, Jesse Mendoza.

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