Ariel Castro, 45, Port Arthur,
Ariel Castro, 45, of Port Arthur, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017. He was born on June 14, 1971, in Morelos, Coah, Mexico, to Martha Martinez and Ramiro Castro.
Ariel was a very active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Port Arthur. He was a musician, playing many different instruments. Ariel enjoyed playing baseball and riding horses. He was most of all a family man. Ariel was loved by his community.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Castro Ramos of Port Arthur; daughters, Angela Castro and Marcela Castro, both of Port Arthur; sons, Jesus Ariel Castro, Jose Alberto Castro, and Juan Angel Castro, all of Port Arthur; sisters, Lucelva Castro-Cano and her husband, Jose, of Uvalde and Martha Schmidt and her husband, Lloyd, of Markesan, Wisconsin; brothers, David Castro and his wife, Laura, and Ramiro Castro, Jr. and his wife, Sandra, all of Uvalde, and Joel Castro and his wife, Sylvia, of Ripon, Wisconsin; parents, Martha Martinez and Ramiro Castro; and many nieces and nephews.
A gathering of Mr. Castro’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 13, 2017, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 3648 Sgt. Lucien Adams Boulevard, Port Arthur, with his interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.