Gilberto Soto Sr.


Gilberto “Beto” Soto Sr., age 92, of Nixon, passed away Friday, Oct. 20, in Nixon. He was born July 30, 1925 in Wrightsboro to Julian and Maria (Arce) De Soto.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughters Helena, Connie, Sherry, Nancy and Alexandria Soto; son, John Anthony Soto; son-in-law, Paul Dingler Jr.

Beto is survived by his wife, Eulalia Soto; children, Teri Maldonado (Joseph), Patricia Dingler and Gilbert Soto (Janie); grandchildren, Mark Soto (Jennifer), David Cooksey, Stephen Crisp (Amber), Roxie Jaimes (Hector) and Nicole Maldonado; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Antonio Soto; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Monday, October 23, 2017 from 5 -8 p.m. with a rosary vigil recited at 6:30 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017


St. Joseph Catholic Church

Father Kuriakose Ouseph will officiate the mass. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Beto’s name to the GRMC Hospice, 1215 E. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155 or to the St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 207 S. Washington, Nixon, TX 78140. You are welcome to sign the online guestbook at Arrangements with:


308 East Third Street

Nixon, TX 78140