Doroteo Sandoval, Jr., 70, passed away September 16, 2020. He was born October 5, 1949 in Heldeberg, Texas to Doroteo and Zulema Sandoval. In July of 2011, he married Gloria Estrada in Lubbock, Texas, and they have shared 26 years together.
Doroteo retired from Texas Tech University where he spent 15 years in custodial services. He was a member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church of Shallowater.
Doroteo enjoyed spending time with his family, watching Andy Griffith movies, shooting guns, working on cars, arguing just to win, and making everyone laugh.
He will be remembered for being a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. His funny sense of humor and determination will be remembered as well.
Doroteo is survived by his wife Gloria Estrada; his sons Doroteo Sandoval, Philip Sandoval, and Mike (Magie) Sandoval, and Noah Sandoval; his daughters Rosmary (Jessie) Zavala, Frances (Gabino) Pacheco, Ashley (Adrian) Martinez, Samantha (David) Landin, Natasha Sanchez, and Barbarba (Frank) Villarreal; 36 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 14 stepgrandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Doroteo and Zulema Sandoval and his brother Carlos Sandoval.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 19th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Shallowater, Texas with Father Peter officiating. Visitation will be Friday, September 18th from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. with the Holy Rosary at 7:00 at Guajardo Funeral Chapels in Lubbock.
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