Ernest Gaitan Alvarado

Ernest Gaitan Alvarado, 65, of Lufkin, was born Aug. 30, 1953, in Rowena, to the late Guadalupe (Gaitan) and Jose Alvarado. He passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his residence.

Ernest had resided in Lufkin for 35 years and was an electrician by trade. He was of the Baptist faith.

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jose Alvarado, Jr., Hector Alvarado, and Daniel Alvarado; and sister, Irma Taylor.

Survivors include his ex-wife and best friend, Pamela Hambrick; children, Ernie Alvarado, Angela Alvarado and Justin Alvarado; sisters, Elvira Harris, Hilda Villareal and husband Armando, Olga Cowsert and husband Frank, Elodia Myrick and Linda Yakhtaparast and husband Mehrdad; brothers, Oscar Alvarado and wife Rosy and David Alvarado; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Graveside services will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements made by Carroway Funeral Home in Lufkin.