Manuel S. Padilla

Manuel S. Padilla, 73, of Texas City, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Texas City. He was born June 4, 1948 in Brownsville, Texas, to Manuel and Gloria Padilla. Manuel served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and worked in the maintenance division as a Warehouseman for AMOCO / BP.

Manuel was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Anita Padilla; daughter Stephanie Ann Carlson of Texas City; son Manuel Padilla (Gina) of Austin; five sisters: Raquel Padilla, Gloria Kobus (Richard), Graciela Padilla, Yolanda Black, Diana Padilla; brother Robert S. Padilla (Irma); and five grandchildren: Kia Carlson, Kolbeigh Carlson, Jacob Carlson, Sarah Moyer and Chase Moyer.

A visitation will be held from 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Thursday, April 28, 2022, at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque, with a Vigil service at 7:00pm.  A funeral mass will be held at 10:00am, Friday, April 29, 2022, at St Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church, with Fr. Clint Ressler officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Houston National Cemetery.


  1. Annie and Family,
    We are saddened to hear of Manuel Passing away. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and strong in his faith. He will be sadly missed. May he rest in eternal peace and May God watch over you all through this time of sadness.

    With all our heart felt sympathy and condolences,

    Arturo (Artie) Mejia, Gracie Mejia, Sarah Mejia

    Arturo Mejia
  2. Condolences to the Padilla family

    linda bailey
  3. I am so sorry for your loss. Manny was a great man who always made me laughed. He loved Sids pizza. Love you all and keeping you covered in prayer.

    Love. Tory

    Victoria A Cammeresi
  4. Anita, Manny and Stephanie Mrs Francis and I were shocked to hear of Manuals passing. We have known your family for many years and have always considered you’ll good friends. We can’t be there tomorrow night due to Mary Ann having physical therapy but our thoughts and prayers are with your family

    Ken and Mary Ann Francis
  5. Anita and Stephanie,
    We are keeping your family in prayer. May you feel God’s presence as you face these difficult days. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding surround you.
    With sympathy,
    Jean and Tony Walton
    Phil 4:6-7

    Jean and Tony Walton
  6. Our deepest condolences. We were very saddened to hear this news. I always remember Manuel making me laugh when I was growing up (michelle) . Wishing we could be with you all. Many prayers as you pass through this difficult time.

    Cousin Celia and Michelle Villarreal
    Brownsville, TX

    Celia & Michelle Villarreal
  7. Such a beautiful human being. Mr. P was a father to all of us growing up and we will never ever forget him.

    Jennifer Dvorak

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