ALTON – Ernesto Vargas, 61, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Vargas was born on Feb. 7, 1956, in Mission, to Ernesto and Crisanta (Gonzalez) Vargas.
Survivors include his children, Juan Vargas, Perla De La Torre, Ernesto Vargas III and Leroy Vargas; siblings, Reymundo Vargas, Gilbert Vargas, Eduardo Vargas, Jasper Vargas, Vicente Vargas, Linda Mercado, Helen Pacheco and Criselda Campos; and 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raul Vargas.
A funeral service was held on Jan. 5 at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.