Edward Escoto, age 69, of Weatherford passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at a Fort Worth hospital. He was born Nov. 28, 1947, in Fort Worth to Dennis and Josephine Escoto. Edward proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of South Main Church of Christ where he volunteered in Benevolence and The Mission Printing. He was also a member of the VFW Post 4746 where he helped with many veteran affairs, including raising the flag during Colors.
Edward is survived by his wife, Amelia Escoto, of Weatherford; daughter, Denise Case and her husband, Jeff, of Hudson Oaks; son, Roy Calderon and his wife, Kayla, of Weatherford; sisters, Debbie Flores and Mary Escoto, both of Chicago; grandchildren, Carin Calderon, Brenna Calderon, Erica Calderon, Micah Calderon and Amelia Calderon; stepfather, Cruz Andros, of San Angelo.
Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Dennis Escoto and Josephine Andros; sister, Elva Valdez.
Memorial service 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at South Main Church of Christ in Weatherford. Michael Lum will officiate.
Interment DFW National Cemetery at a later date.
Published on May 19, 2017