Lubbock- Eddie Acosta 54, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. He was born Oct. 13, 1964 in Lubbock, Texas to Edward and Stella Acosta.
He followed his dreams and joined the US Army at the age of 17, where he served 12 years, reaching a ranking of E5 Sargent, before he was injured and honorably discharged. He then worked several years as a General Manager for McWhorter Tire and Firestone. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy and San Antonio Spurs fan, you could always count on him letting us know when the Spurs were about to play.
He is survived by his daughter Crystal Acosta, and son Eddie Brian Acosta, wife Amanda, his parents Edward and Stella, his sisters Deborah Guzman, husband Richard, Delia Martinez, husband Arthur, and Diane Vasquez, husband Boni, 3 nieces Mandy Martinez, Nikki Rodriguez, husband Mark and Anissa Martinez, and 3 nephews Matthew Vasquez, Codylee Martinez, and Jacob Vasquez. He had 3 granddaughters whom he loved with all of his heart, Alahzay, Micah, and Emma-Lynn. He was preceded in death by his niece and nephew Marissa and Adam Hernandez.
Services will be held Wednesday, December 19th at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady Of Grace Catholic Church.