Mario Albert Luna Sr.

Mario Albert Luna Sr., 70, of Taylor, entered into his eternal resting place on the evening of April 9, 2021, at his home after a brief battle with cancer.

Mario was born Feb. 28, 1951, in Taylor. He was an honorable veteran who served three years in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, cooking barbecue, classic cars, listening to classic rock and Spanish music, collecting arrowheads and coins and watching old western shows.

He was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, and friend to all who came in his path.

Mario was preceded in death by his mother, Sara Luna; grandmother, Jesusa Luna; sister, Rosie Leyendecker; brother, Saul Salazar; and uncle, Librado Luna.

Mario is survived by his wife of 46 years, Juanita Luna; children, Mario Luna Jr. and Veronica Crockett (Thomas); grandchildren, Alex Larsen, Christian, Donovan, and Tyanney Luna, Isaiah and Jeremiah Crockett; great-grandchild, Desiree Larsen; siblings, Susie Mokry, Alex, Larry and James Luna; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation and rosary will be held Thursday, April 15, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor.

A funeral service will be held Friday, April 16, at 1 p.m., at Jerusalem Pentecostal Church, 908 E. Walnut St., in Taylor, followed by burial at the City of Taylor Cemetery.