Caldwell,  Giddings,  Rockdale

Andrew Sandoval Sr

Andrew Sandoval Sr., 88, of Caldwell, was called home to his Lord on Friday, August 31, 2018. He was surrounded by loved ones. Mass of a Christian burial will be performed on Wednesday, September 5, at 3pm in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Jesse Paul Martinez as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 4, from 5 to 8 pm with a rosary recited at 7 pm.
Andrew Sandoval was born in Rogers, TX on February 9, 1930 to parents Pedro and Sara (Matamoras) Sandoval. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War and was Honorable Discharged after his service. Andrew worked for the Nagel Hanger Plant as a truck driver for over 40 years. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Andrew was an amazing farmer and gardener growing vegetables that he would share with family and friends. He enjoyed watching the Price is Right and cooking BBQ for events or just to get family and friends together.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Jessie (Rosas) Sandoval; both of his parents, Pedro and Sara Sandoval; sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Johnny Sanchez; sister, Louise Amaya; a son, Pete Sandoval; and a daughter, Delores Sandoval.
Survivors include two sons, Andrew Sandoval Jr. and Joe Sandoval and wife Sandra; three daughters, Julianne Pecos and husband Nick, Beatrice Hernandez and husband Jose, and Rita Burkhalter and husband Jim; a brother, Santos Sandoval and wife Carmen; two sisters, Sally Cortez and husband Fred, and Patsy Fino and husband Marcelo; 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
Pallbearers will include Jim Burkhalter, Nick Pecos Sr., Jose Hernandez, Joshua Burkhalter, Cameron Castenada, and Joe Joe Hernandez.