Abel G. Acosta
1935 — 2021
Abel Garcia Acosta passed away on February 10, 2021. He was born to Eugenio Acosta and Luz Garcia Acosta on April 1, 1935, in Fort Stockton, Texas. He was the youngest of 8 children and preceded in death by his parents, and siblings: Tom?s, Cisto, Francisco, David, Jos?, Petra, and Guadalupe. He graduated from Grandfalls-Royalty High School on May 19, 1955, lettering in football, basketball, tennis, track, and the band(trombone). He also was on the fencing team. After starting college at San Angelo State University, he returned to Grandfalls on a weekend in 1956. There he met the beautiful Francisca Viola Granado at a dance in Imperial, TX. They married shortly after on November 4, 1956,...