Andy Esparza Muñoz was born in Terlingua, Tx to Audelia and Pascual Muñoz on July 29, 1936.
He went to school at Terlingua. He married Paula Ramos Muñoz on August 6, 1955 in Alpine, Tx. He detailed vehicles for Bings Auto Sales for 17 years, after which he became self employed. He was acknowledged in the Nueva Vista magazine for being one of the first musicians to start the Trio mariachi in West Texas.
As a teenager, he was inspired by his brother Samuel and developed the passion for music. Thereafter, they formed a group "El Trio Latino" in the early 60's, which became one of the first mariachi groups in West Texas. They recorded a few songs in the studio in the late 60's, early 70's that were also aired on the radio during that time. He continued singing and playing mariachi music throughout his years, while inspiring his children and grandchildren to continue his legacy.
Andy Muñoz was proceeded in death by his wife Paula Ramos Muñoz, his parents Audelia Esparza Muñoz and Pascual Muñoz Sr., brothers Santos, Samuel, Jose and sisters Maria Lupe Loya, Eufracia Villa, Dolores Hernandez, Maria Luisa Galindo, Asencion Ramirez and Maria Del Soccoro White.
Andy Muñoz is survived by his sons and daughters: Pete Muñoz, Freddy Muñoz, Cecilia Muñoz, Anna Muñoz Mercado and husband Jesus, Rosemary Muñoz Alcantar and husband Oscar, Javier Muñoz and wife Mary, Patsy Muñoz DeLeon and husband Johnny, Annette Muñoz, Jacob Muñoz and wife Amy, Randy Muñoz and wife Rose, Gabriel Rios and wife Diana. Brothers Pascual, Tony and Ruben Munoz. 34 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Pete Muñoz Jr., Freddy Muñoz Jr., Ricky Ramirez Jr., Javier Muñoz Jr., Jacob Muñoz Jr., Oscar Alcantar Jr. and John DeLeon.
Honorary Pallbearers: Angel Rios, Kobe Muñoz, Eulalia Hernandez, Mikahel DeLeon, Joe Eric White, Jesus Mercado IV, Beto Hernandez, Andres Miguel Munoz, and Julian Garcia
The family of Andy Muñoz wishes to extend our sincere thanks to doctors, nurses and staff at Medical Center Hospital, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Martinez Funeral Home and everyone for their love, support and prayers during this difficult time.
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