Funeral mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 29 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Felix Andrew Castillo.
Mr. Castillo, 29, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Artesia General Hospital Emergency Room.
Fr. Jorge Vargas will officiate at the services with cremation to follow under the direction of Terpening & Son. Pallbearers will be Robert Rodriguez, David Castillo, Travis Wilkinson, C.J. Carter, Michael Ivan Atole, and Jesse Stevens.
Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary Thursday, September 28 beginning at 12:00 p.m. A rosary will be at Our Lady of Grace Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Felix was born January 18, 1988 in Artesia. He was a life long Artesia resident.
Felix was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing, cook outs, and spending time with his family and children. He worked as a car-hop for Sonic.
He was preceded in death by his infant brother Ramon Manuel Pina; grandfather Monroy Castillo, Sr.; and a cousin Matt Lee Monroy Atole.
Survivors include his mother and step-father Caroline Castillo and Ramon Pina of Artesia; fiance Isydra Wilkinson of the family home; sons Noah Wilkinson, Felix Castillo, Jr., and Jo'Nah Castillo all of Artesia; brother Jeremiah Vega of Artesia; sisters Erika Pina, Gabriella Pina, Reina Pina, and Nelci Pina all of Artesia; grandmother Mary Lou Castillo of Artesia and a great-grandmother Isabel Travino of Artesia.
I love you soo much... my pair is gone! So heart broken still seems so unreal to me! I wish I could have been there for u felix!! To my family I love yall!
My condolences to your family. May the lord comfort you and put his loving arms around yall.
Jessica GarciaArtesia nm,
Im sorry for your loss Prayers for everyone of his loved ones.. Isydra and those handsome boys,and to Caroline and his siblings may you find comfort and understanding in this tragedy... In Jesus name...AMEN
LisaMarie ChavezArtesia, NM
My deepest condolences to all of Andrew's family. I loved seeing him - always smiling, ever since he was a little boy. May God give you peace & guidance as you struggle through the coming days. My heart breaks for all of you, especially his momma, Caroline. (Un fuerte abrazo)
Karla ChavezArtesia, NM
Praying for all the family. Hugs
Danni sellersArtesia, NM
Caroline and family.... I cannot imagine what you must be going through. I am so sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers are with you.
Sharon Dunnavant Metcalf, NM
I'm sorry that your time was cut short, wish we coulda spent more time the last few years hanging out. Love you. Fly high.
Enjoyed the years of playing chess. Also him as a student.
Coach KirkwoodArtesia, NM
Prayers for the family.
Holt TiltonRoswell, NM
My deepest condolences to Caroline, Erika, Isydra, my Tia MaryLou and the rest of the siblings, kids and family. God wrap his loving arms around you all during this difficult time. God comfort, strengthen and fill you all with his peace that surpasses all understanding. Love you all
Carmen SaizArtesia, NM
Angelica ibanezOdessa, TX
I'm so sorry that u have to go thru this but he's in a better place!!
Patricia Rubio & familyOdessa, TX
May you rest in peace.... We will miss you soooo much and all your craziness.... missed but never forgotten...
Brenda & Laurie EsquibelArtesia, NM
Andrew you will be greatly missed by many, but never forgotten, you were also loved by many, you were a great person fly high and rest easy Friend. Please watch over your fiance and your babies, your mom and step dad , brother and sisters and the rest of your family. I will do my best to do what I can for them all. R.I.P friend!
Priscilla BolanosArtesia, NM
To Felix’s family his fiancé Ysidra & sons , Caroline his mom, Mary Lou his gramma & his siblings I’m so sorry for your loss . May our Lord comfort you & hold you all during this difficult time. God bless each & everyone . In JESUS name I pray R.I.P. FELIX
I will always remember Andrews big smile each time we went to Sonic. He was always so happy and friendly. The lord gained a beautiful soul.
Cyndi v GradoArtesia, NM
Isydra, I couldn't believe the bad new I read. You guys were my favorite young couple and would have done anything to assist you in what I could do. I send my sincerest condolences to and your family.
TOMMY R. CHAVARRIALas Vegas,, NM
My sincere condolences go out to all the family may god bless you all .
Martin and Norma RoblesArtesia, NM
Deep condolences for your family, Felix. We know that we didn't know you well, but you were always nice to us. We are very sorry that you left this world so suddenly and so young. We pray for the repose of your soul and that you may rest in peace. We will continue to pray for your family, especially Isydra and your boys.
Adam and Connie DeLong & KidsArtesia, NM
Caroline, My sincere condolences at this time of deep sorrow. My heart is broken for the loss of your son. May you find strength and peace in the Lord. RIP Andrew Castillo you were a great guy with an awesome smile!
Irma ValenciaHobbs, NM
Condolences to castillo family and isyra as well
Danielle bSan antonio, TX
Our prayers are with each and everyone. I'm so sorry Isydra for your loss. I AK also sorry Caroline for your loss in losing a child. I also lost my child 6 years ago and we as parents aren't suppose to bury our children. Our children are suppose to Bury us. My condolences to everyone. Too young to be gone Andrew
Angelina BodgeArtesia, NM