Man with no other family welcomes community to funeral for wife killed in El Paso shooting

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EL PASO, Texas (WTHR) – A man, who is laying his wife of 22 years to rest, is welcoming the community to her funeral service.

Antonio Basco is inviting the community to join him in saying good-bye to his wife Margie Reckard because he has no other family.

Basco told KFOX Reckard will always be his angel and he described their life together as a fairy tale.

“I just feel it and when we first met, that feeling came to each one of us, to each other and we’ve been together ever since,” he said. “We were gonna live together and die together that was our plan.”

The Facebook post from the funeral home has been shared more than 5,000 times.

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