Victor Salas Jr.
Victor Salas, Jr., age 47 born August 15, 1970 in Galveston, Texas passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at his home in Texas City, Texas. He was the son of Guadalupe (Lupe) Taylor and Victor Salas, Sr.
He attended public schools in the La Marque ISD and graduated from College of the Mainland in May 1991. Victor became a paraplegic at the age of 19 but didn’t let it slow him down. He enjoyed sports, watching his La Marque Cougars and going to Marilyn Manson concerts with his niece, Alisha Salas. Victor also volunteered his time working with Coogs Sports.net and creating CD Highlights for the L M Basketball Teams.
Victor is preceded in death by his Father, Victor Salas, Sr., Step-father, O. B. Taylor, brother, Joseph Randal Gonzales, grandfather Joseph Rabago and Grandmother Thelma Garcia.
Victor is survived by his daughter, Alexia Nicole Salas and grandson, Elijah Robles, Mother, Lupe Taylor, and siblings, Ken Salas (Laura), Eva Fernandez (Adam), Tina Glisson, Cynthia Dotson (Malcolm), Laurie Clouette, Sherri Ashley, Tim Taylor (Marcie), Bryan Taylor (La Velma), grandmother, Martha Guevara, devoted Aunt, Katy Rabago Clarac and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Victor loved his cats, Abbie and Ollie.
We feel he is now in heaven, dancing, playing all the sports he enjoyed and being with loved ones that have gone on before him. GOD knew his heart and took him to a peaceful place. His LOVE and fun filled spirit will be forever in our hearts and minds.
The family would like to thank Coastal Staff Relief, his nurse, Angela White and the Clear Lake Regional Wound Center, Dr. Blake Morrison and his staff for their unwavering support and efforts.
Family and friends whose lives Victor has touched are invited to New Beginning Church Saturday, June 23, 2018 in League City, TX, 1950 Hwy. 3 at 11AM with viewing at 10AM, Pastor Malcolm C. Dotson, Sr. officiating. In celebration of Victor’s life please were your LM Cougars, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Astros or Rockets attire.
Pallbearers will be Charles “Chuck” Whittington, Paul Mata, Ken Michael Salas, Malcolm C. Dotson, Jr., Raymond Macklin and Jordan Dotson.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Carnes Funeral Homes, Texas City.