Hector J. Santos, 88, of Lake Panasoffkee passed away on November 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
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Hector was born to Eugenio and Ines Santos Almodovar on January 16, 1931 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
He joined the United States Army, providing security to the island and his assignment in Germany. Upon his return, the car buff spent his entire life in auto body repair and restoration. Hector was capable in all facets of body work, he was a huge baseball fan and loved playing dominoes with family and friends. Most of all, he loved his grandchildren.
Hector is survived by daughter Ines Santos of Lake Panasoffkee and grandchildren Edwin Negroni, twins Celines and Valerie Santiago and Katina Santos.
Burial at Florida National Cemetery, with military honors, will be at the convenience of the family.