Jesse Castro, 77, of La Marque, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Menifee, California. Jesse was born May 10, 1938, in Mykawa, Texas, to Manuel and Felicitas Castro. Jesse served in the United States Army. He worked as a pipefitter and retired from AMOCO Oil. Jesse was a loving and caring father and grandfather. Jesse is preceded in death by his parents; by his wife, Belia Castro; one daughter, Melissa Castro; one son-in-law, Andrew Vargas; three sisters: Nella Mendoza, Julie Balusek, and Patricia Koury. Jesse is survived by four daughters: Tillie Vargas and Jeremy Jones, Monica Grossman and husband Michael, Rita Wooley and husband Michael, Felicitas (Felice) Castro McCauley and husband Roger; three sisters: Stella Garcia, Lupe Caballero, and Juanita Pool; three brothers: Alex Rodriguez, Robert Castro, and Joe(Tilo) Castro; fifteen grandchildren: Manuel de Jesus, Kenneth Wagner, Heaven Wooley, Jesse Vargas, Michael Wooley, Jr., Anthony (Tony) Vargas, Glen Ritter, Marie Galvan, Madi Grossman, Zoe Mamula, Grace Mamula, Michael Grossman, Jr., Skye Wooley, Jessica McCauley and Megan McCauley; two great grandchildren: Michael Wooley III, Daniel Juarez, Jr.. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the funeral home, officiated by Deacon Joe Hensley. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery, Hitchcock, Texas. Pallbearers will include Jesse Vargas, Anthony (Tony) Vargas, Michael Wooley, Jr., Michael Grossman, Jr., Glen Ritter, Juan (Johnny) Gonzalez, Jimmy Rios, and Andrew (Andy) Valderromas.