Enrique 'Henry' Alvarado

Enrique “Henry” Alvarado, 58, of Sabinal died Jan. 13, 2014, in San Antonio. He was born on June 26, 1955, in Uvalde to Rosa Jimenez Alvarado and Federico Alvarado. According to the family, Alvarado was a very active member of his community. In the early 1990s he coached numerous children in both soccer and baseball. For the latter part of ’90s, Alvarado switched his interests to politics. He served on the Sabinal City Council as a council member for many years. Alvarado eventually became mayor for the city of Sabinal, a position he held for nine non-consecutive years. Alvarado was a member of the Sabinal Lions Club, EMS and Sabinal Fire Department. He was also involved in re-enactments depicting historical events with the Order of Granaderos y Domas de Galvez. He graduated with an associate degree in criminal justice from the University of Phoenix in May 2013. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Alvarado of Sabinal; two sons, Henry “Ray” Alvarado of Sabinal and James “Jimmy” Alvarado of San Antonio; two grandchildren, Jacob Smart Alvarado and Hannah Smart Alvarado; one brother, Fred Alvarado of Sabinal; mother-in-law, Nora Narvaiz of Sabinal; and sister-inlaw, Elva Narvaiz of Sabinal. A rosary was recited on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Funeral services were held yesterday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment followed in Sabinal Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tino Esquivel, Lupe Torres, Anaseto Alejandro, Fred Alvarado, Santiago Contreras and Raymond Velos. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
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