Cyril E. Santini, 77, passed away in Corpus Christi, Texas on May 24, 2019. Born in Fort Myers, Florida on February 27, 1942 to parents Cyril Elmo and Alice Santini. Cyril was a long-time resident of Rockport, Texas and worked as a ship’s Captain his entire career, originally in the shrimping industry and then in the oil industry. Cyril was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Coastal Oaks Church in Rockport, Texas. His passion was camping and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Kay Santini and one sister Jenny Santini. He is survived by his aunt, Fran Santini of Fort Myers Beach; four sons, Quinton (Annette) Santini, Cyril (Delora) Santini, Jeffrey (Jill) Santini and Ed (Christine) Thompson; four daughters, Shonda Santini, Sundy (Todd) Leisher, Amy (Tom) Ralph and Darby (Mario) Solis; 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services on Friday, May 31 at Coastal Oaks Baptist Church in Rockport, Texas.