William Joseph Caballero

October 23, 1941 - February 11, 2014
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William Joseph “Cab” Caballero, 72, of Galveston, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at UTMB Hospital. He was born October 23, 1941, in Galveston and was a lifelong resident of the island.   He served his country in the US Army and began his career at the Falstaff Brewery, later working for the Lipton Tea Company and eventually retiring from UTMB. William was a willing volunteer who enjoyed helping others. He was especially proud of his volunteer efforts, placing flags at the cemetery every year. William also enjoyed his Lipton Tea retiree breakfasts each month at Kelley’s.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Vera and Raymond Caballero, Sr; brother, Raymond Caballero, Jr.; and numerous aunts and uncles.

He is survived by his son, William Joseph Caballero, Jr.; sister, Marie Smith; nieces, Debbie Caballero and Ellen Poole; nephew, John Paul Smith; sister-in-law, Lupe Caballero; and numerous close friends.

William’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Friday, February 14th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will begin at 7:00 pm.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, February 15th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Deacon Sam Dell’Olio officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jose Alberto Munoz, Kristian Vasquez, Ray Caballero, Don Caballero, Joe Wayne Caballero, and John Paul Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Caballero, Gene Hendricks, and Al Chandler.

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Born: October 23, 1941
Died: February 11, 2014

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sandy coker posted on 11/30/-1

love you willie and i will miss you so much. i had so much fun with you and gene in the 60's. r.i.p. my good friend