Robert Sosa, beloved husband, father, son, and grandfather, of Tahoka passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 57. He was born December 3, 1961 in O'Donnell, TX to Luciano and Ramona (Saldana) Sosa, Jr. He graduated from Tahoka High School in 1981. He married Susie Lara on June 8, 1985 in Tahoka. Robert worked at Gandy's Bell Dairy in Lubbock before starting as a lineman with Lyntegar Electric Cooperative. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church.
Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children and precious grandchildren. Robert was at his happiest when he got to take his kids camping and fishing, playing washers and grilling in the back yard while enjoying a cold beer with his kids, nephews and friends.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Susie Sosa of Tahoka; son, Clay Sosa and wife Deborah of Tahoka; daughter, Valerie Sosa of Lubbock; mother, Ramona Sosa of Tahoka; brother, Rudy and wife Louise Sosa of Lubbock; sister, Mary Alice and husband A. R. Morales of Tahoka; brother-in-laws, Joe Lara and wife Andrea of Tahoka, and Raymond Lara and wife Janet of Tahoka; sister-in-law, Virginia Quintero and husband Ramon of Tahoka; grandsons; Clay Sosa, Jr., Ryan Chevy Sosa and Ryder Chase Sosa all of Tahoka and granddaughter, Rylee Vega as well as nieces, nephews and extended family.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Luciano Sosa, Jr. brother-in-laws, Tony and Leonard Lara; and niece, Krystle Calvillo.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 1-8 p.m. with rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. at Combest Family Funeral Homes, Tahoka. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church with Father John Radhinam officiating; Interment will follow at Nevels Memorial Cemetery in Tahoka.