Gustavo "Tavo" Castillo, 80, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Life Care Hospital - North in McAllen.

He was born on May 24, 1928 in Raymondville, Texas to Concepcion Castillo.

Mr. Castillo is survived by his brothers; Nick (Marsha) Perez, Ubaldo (Mary) Perez, and Sam (Ruth) Perez, sister; Hilda (Tony) Gonzalez, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother.

Mr. Castillo was a dedicated man who worked for the King Family and Santa Fe-East Cattle Company. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all those who knew him.

Family received friends on Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 from 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg with a rosary prayed at 7 p.m. Chapel services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg. Christian burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg.

Having the honor of serving as pallbearers are Ubaldo D. Perez, Chuck Bosler, George X. Perez, Raymond M. Perez, Roberto Cortinas, and Ray Solis.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg.