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Elias Espinosa

November 14, 1958 — November 4, 2023

Elias Espinosa

November 14, 1958 – November 4, 2023


Elias Espinosa, age 64, of Columbus passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in an Austin hospital.  He was born on November 14, 1958, in Seymoure, Texas to the late Petronillo and Eloisa Yanez Espinosa.


Elias was raised in Glen Flora and attended El Campo High School. On April 16, 1981 he married Mary Louise Martinez in East Bernard. He loved talking about his wife and son. He was currently employed at Utex in Weimar, shortly but leaving an impact on many people. Elias never met a stranger, loved BBQing, yard work, was a drummer at church and loved singing. He would always wear his jewelry. He worked for several gravel companies for 20 plus years. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Rachael Espinosa Ruiz, Hortencia Espinosa Juarez, Lupe Espinosa Cardenas and brothers, Victor Espinosa, Augustine Espinosa, John Espinosa and Joe Espinosa.


He will be missed by his beloved wife of 42 years, beloved son, Blake Elias Espinosa and wife, Vanessa and his darling granddaughter, Eliana Jaelen Hinojosa. 


Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8, 202 at 9am with the funeral service at 12 noon at the Chapel of Wharton Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.

Pallbearers will be Al Martinez, Jesse Martinez, Donnie Rollins, Armando Adame, Augustine Espinosa, Jr., Richard Espinosa, Victor Espinosa, Jr., David Ruiz, and Adrian Espinosa. Honorary Pallbearers are Christopher Sosa and Joe Sosa.


Arrangements are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home of Wharton. Condolences for the family can be left at 

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