Gilbert Camarillo

Profile Updated: November 14, 2019
Gilbert Camarillo
Gilbert Camarillo


Gilbert Camarillo


Yes! Attending Reunion
Mailing Address: Houston, TX
Spouse/Partner: Rebecca Chavira
Occupation: Retired
Children: We have one son, age 44, Jonathan Lee, a Major in the Marine Corps, stationed in Miami, Florida with More…his wife, Bertha and our two grandchildren, Levi, 12 and Emmelyn, 8.
Military Service: Marine Corps 1960-1964  

I served in the Marines 1960 to 1964. When I got discharged, Honorably, by the way, I worked at the Post Office for 5 years in Bryan then moved to Houston in 1968. I have been married to Rebecca Chavira for 51 years. I retired from ATT in 2012 and now do real estate. But, my passion is golf and have been playing for 52 years. I do all the things seniors do. But, in spite of all the things that go wrong, isn't it fantastic and amazing to still be above ground. Right now I am working on my bucket list. A personal Salute and Thank You to those that served in the Armed Forces. My son retired finally from the from the Marine Corps in February 2019, looking forward to re-knowing him, his wife Bertha and two grandkids, Levi and Emmy, or as I call them, LC&M. My son is now running for congress in the 22nd Texas Congressional District(fm Pearland to Sugarland), in the March 2020 Republican primaries.

School Story:

It seems that I visited all the schools in Bryan, elementary at Ibarra Elementary(an all Hispanic school)(1st and 2nd), Bowie (3rd, met the first anglo student), Travis(4th, lived on a dairy farm close to Kurten), Ben Milam(5th and 6th), then Lamar Jr(7th), Anson Jones Jr(8th and 9th) and last SFA. I had a great experience touring all the schools. But at the end, I graduated from LeTourneau University with a degree in Business Management.

There is not one signature moment in high school, Great years from the first thru high school, great people.

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Mar 29, 2022 at 4:18 PM


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Mar 19, 2022 at 7:58 AM

Happy Birthday, Josie! Still looking to see if you have a picture when you and I were in the first or second grade at La Ibarra Elementary. Enjoy your day. Say hi to Joe.

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Jan 23, 2022 at 8:04 AM
Nov 17, 2021 at 9:52 AM

Happy Birthday tocayo!

Oct 05, 2021 at 7:23 AM

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day, it only comes once a year!

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Posted on: Jun 29, 2021 at 8:02 AM

Happy Birthday Barbara!

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Jun 28, 2021 at 4:41 PM

Posted on: Jun 28, 2021 at 8:28 AM

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day to the fullest and accept all gifts.

Jun 02, 2021 at 7:26 AM

Happy Birthday! Enjoy yourself today with whatever you like best!

May 29, 2021 at 8:43 AM

Happy Birthday! Enjoy to the fullest.

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May 29, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Posted on: May 29, 2021 at 8:41 AM

Happy belated Birthday!

May 23, 2021 at 8:49 AM

Condolences to the family.  Mary and I didn't live very far from each other while going to elementary school.  We rode the school bus together during the 4th and 5th grade.  A very nice friend I had in Mary.  RIP.

Mar 29, 2021 at 3:33 AM
Feb 06, 2021 at 6:43 AM

Happy Birthday, Joe!

Dec 25, 2020 at 5:44 AM

My deepest condolenses to the Catalina family,  FJ and I played a lot of baseball together and a little football in Jr high.  Fond memories of FJ, a friend indeed.  Also, worked with his brother Billy Don at the post office.  RIP FJ.

Dec 10, 2020 at 8:15 AM

Happy Birthday Bear! Richard and I shared the same grandfather, Gilbert Hernandez. I am really proud of you Richard, what a great family you have.

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Nov 17, 2020 at 9:22 AM
Gilbert Camarillo has left an In Memory comment for Patricia Dooley Frye.
Oct 06, 2020 at 10:41 AM

I knew Pat since an early age, we were picked up by the same school bus, so we saw each other every day.     My uncle Daniel Hernandez was the Dooley's hired hand at the Dooley's dairy farm.  So, we went there frequently to see my uncle and there is where I rode a horse for the first and only time.  I have fond memories of those visits and Pat.

So sorry to hear about her passing, my condolences.  

Oct 04, 2020 at 4:31 PM

Happy Birthday Bobby.