Apr. 30, 1984 Bay City Matagorda County Texas, USA
Aug. 21, 2010
Armando G. Aguilar, Jr. (April 30, 1984 - August 21, 2010)
Armando G. Aguilar, Jr.
Spec. Armando Aguilar, Jr., 26, passed away August 21, 2010. He was born April 30, 1984 in Bay City, TX to Armando Aguilar, Sr. & Amelia Galvan Aguilar. He graduated in 2003 from Parkview Baptist in Houston.
Spec. Armando Aguilar Jr. joined the military in October 2007 as a combat engineer and was assigned to 87th Sapper Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, since February 2008.
Armando Aguilar Jr. deployed to Iraq from April 2008 to July 2009.
Armando Aguilar Jr's. awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star device, Iraqi Campaign Medal with combat service star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver-Wheeled Vehicles.
His paternal grandparents Pedro & Maria Aguilar preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife Samantha Aguilar of Killeen; parents Armando & Amelia Aguilar, Sr. of Blessing; Maternal Grandparents Candelario & Maria Irma Galvan of Blessing; sisters Diana Aguilar of Blessing & Melissa Aguilar of Tres Palacios; brother Adam Aguilar; niece Ava Jade Stokes; nephew Julien Ayala and a number of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends.
A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Mass will be 2:30 PM Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Rev. Gerry Cernoch officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Blessing. Pallbearers will be Fernando Aguilar, Jr., Juan Andres Aguilar, Joe Luis Galvan, Jon-Eric Lopez, Chris Hammonds, Jr. & Gabriel Medina. Honorary pallbearers will be Adam Aguilar, Gus Ayala, Clifton "Pogie" Stokes, Jr. & David Galvan.
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Specialist Aguilar is included on the Remembrance Rug by symbol #5421. TY&S. -
Rodger Asai Added: Oct. 1, 2015
God bless you throughout Winter. Rest in Peace. -
Rick Added: Jan. 4, 2013
God bless you and thank you for serving during our Nation's time of need (Global War on Terror, "The GWOT")and freeing a tyrannized, oppressed people whose Nation was being used as little more than a terrorist R&R site, money laundering and funding center...(Read more) -
LTC B, USAR (ret) Added: Jan. 4, 2013