Mike “M.G.” Lopez of Corsicana, TX was born June 13,1931 to Miguel and Estanislada Guerrero Lopez in Forney, TX. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great, great grandfather. He married his childhood sweetheart and love of his life, Rebecca Escobedo on November 13, 1950. They celebrated 66 years of marriage together. He was a tileman by trade but enjoyed raising animals, building trailers, and buying and selling anything to make a deal. M.G. worked hard everyday of his adult life to provide for his family. He gave his life away loving and serving all those who knew him. He committed his life to Jesus Christ in 1959 and lived a faithful life committed to God, the church, and his family. He told everyone about Jesus. He was on his way to Heaven and believed everyone else should be, too. He lived his life on this earth to the fullest until the Lord called him to his eternal home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
He is survived by his children and their spouses: Irene & Freddie Lopez of Barry, TX, Mike & Jessie Lopez of Corsicana, TX, Joe & Ruth Lopez of Corsicana, TX, Sylvia & Albert Padilla of Mabank, TX, Glen Chapman of Corsicana, TX, Sara & Ellis Hill of Dustin, OK, Rudy & Paula Lopez of Corsicana, TX, Mark & Sharon Lopez of Lewisville, TX.
Grandchildren: Mark Green, Nicky Evans & Clifford Arnett of Blooming Grove, TX, Monica & Joey Slade of Rice, TX, Joshua & Corina Lopez of Franklin, IN, Celia & Tom Thornton of Mexia, TX, Mike Lopez III of Rice, TX, David & Shanna Lopez of Rice, TX, Joe & Jessie Lopez of Princeton, TX, Lilia & Jeff Werner of Katy, TX, Lisa & Kevin Eubanks of Belton, TX, Melissa Stone of Belton, TX, Candace & Brian Heisserman of Corsicana, TX, Rebecca Johnston of Mabank, TX, Charlie & Melanie Padilla of Mansfield, TX, Sammy & Courtney Padilla of Gun Barrel City, TX, Greg & Aaren Padilla of Tulsa, OK, Rito Gallegos of Corsicana, TX, Tina Downs of Fort Worth, TX, Alisha & David Jackson of Fort Polk, LA, Alexis Hill and Cassidy Hill of Dustin, OK, Jordan & Alyssa of Corsicana, TX, Zachary of Frisco, TX, Ashly, Alex & Matthew of Corsicana, TX, Madison, Miquela, Elisha & Elise of Lewisville, TX.
Great Grandchildren: Taylor, Cavender, Riggin, Emma, Stoney, Justin, Maleana, Stewart, Ty, Mariah, Joey Jr, Emery, Gracie, Joshua Ray Jr., Donovan, Thomas, Madison, Jacob, Sloan, Sydney, Steven, Ethan, Genesis, Leo, JoAnna, John Taylor, Dakota, Makayla, Jenna, Jacksyn, Austin, Katelyn, Cash, Haley, Hayden, Holden, Olivia, Skyler, Isaiah, Gideon, Eli, Joseph, Cadence, Lyric, Jackson, Gavin and Ezra .
Great-Great Grandchildren: Kash, Miranda, Tuff, Aubrey Grace.
He was preceded in death by parents Miguel and Estanislada Lopez, brothers Henry, Pete, and Mingo; sisters Martha, Angela, and Juana; children Rodolfo “Fito” and Anita; son-in-law, Rito Gallegos Sr.; granddaughter Danielle.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:00pm at House of Praise Church of God of Corsicana. Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.
Daddy, Grandpa, we love you, we know where you are and we know how to get there. See you soon!