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08 Mar

To Celebrate a Life of Love: Antonio “Tony” Zepeda

August 14, 1937 – March 4, 2018

Antonio “Tony” Zepeda passed away on March 4, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born on August 14, 1937 in San Antonio, TX and is survived by his beloved wife, Henrietta, of 53 years. He is also survived by his two sons, Anthony and his wife Mary Ann McGarry, and their children Nicholas and Alexander; and Duane and his wife Aaron Leigh Zepeda, and their children Violet and Everett; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. Tony’s surviving siblings are Ignacio Zepeda, Francisco Zepeda, and Rosalia Zepeda. He was preceded by his parents, Ignacio and Norberta Zepeda, and his older sister Leonor Zepeda, SSCJ.

Tony served in the United States Army and Army Reserves from September 1958 to August 1964. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class. He worked in the civil service at Kelly AFB in San Antonio, TX for 27 years and earned a Bachelor in Applied Arts and Sciences degree from Southwest Texas State University in 1977. Tony was a loving father and dedicated husband. He worked hard for his family and strove to give the best to his wife and sons.

Services will be on Saturday, March 10, at 9:30 am, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4201 DeZavala Rd., San Antonio, TX. Reception to follow.

Burial will be on Thursday, March 22, at 1:45 pm at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX.