Daniel Espinoza, 84, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021. A funeral service was held Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Abundant Life Church in Knox City with Pastor Bobby Acosta officiating. Burial followed the services at the Knox City Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes.
Daniel was born May 10, 1937 in Weslaco, to Rebecca (Quintanilla) and Wenslado Espinoza. He loved music, playing dominos and checkers. Daniel was always helping others even when he was in the nursing home, and he always had a smile on his face.
He is survived by his sisters Mary Vasquez of Knox City, Janie Moreno and husband Joe of Stamford; brothers Pete Espinoza of Knox City, Wesley Espinoza, Jr. and wife Ina of Knox City; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rebecca and Wenslado Espinoza, Sr.; brothers Alex Espinoza and Rudy Espinoza, Sr.; sisters Celia E. Zuniga and Virginia E. Castillo.
Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.smithfamilyfh.com.