Carlos Filomeno Tamayo

March 1933 – May 2019

Carlos Filomeno Tamayo was born on March 12, 1933 in Brownsville, TX and died on May 5, 2019 at the age of 86.

He enjoyed working out in the yard, gardening, camping, fishing, playing his accordion, western movies and especially reading western novels. His favorite author was Louis L’Amour.

Carlos is survived by his ex-wife and companion Catrina C. Tamayo; daughters Mary (Dave K.) Carrillo, Christine (Kenneth) Duplantis, Jennie (Donald) Clark and Brenda (Dennis) Manzanedo; grandchildren Erin Baldwin, Kristen Serena, Ashley Franchi, Lauren Campbell, Kevin Clark, Christopher Duplantis; and seven beautiful great-grandchildren.

Private services.

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  • Verna McGinn May 7, 2019 12:27 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Cathy Mendoza May 7, 2019 5:54 pm

    I have such fond memories of him and your mom – my prayers are with you all.

  • Gonzalo Rodriguez May 7, 2019 6:48 pm

    My deepest sincerest condolences to ALL the family.

  • Eva Gomes May 7, 2019 8:06 pm

    May his soul RIP A good man who raised good children. I am so sorry Christina

  • FERNANDO GAMEZ JR May 7, 2019 11:18 pm


  • Tina Casillas May 8, 2019 12:18 am

    I am extremely sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family

  • Jerry Emery July 23, 2019 10:19 pm

    Sending love and gentle hugs to your entire family. I love that picture and was glad I was there when it was taken.

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